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Working with Vietnam, Russia's Rosneft Draws China’s Ire
May 19, 2018
Working with Vietnam, Russia's Rosneft Draws China’s Ire
Rosneft is a crucial arm of Russian foreign policy, yet functions at times without direct Kremlin involvement.
Working with Vietnam, Russia's Rosneft Draws China’s Ire
#MeToo, Vietnam
May 15, 2018
#MeToo, Vietnam
Vietnam’s fledgling #MeToo movement reveals the limits of the country’s progress on gender equality.
#MeToo, Vietnam
Expanding the France-Vietnam Relationship
April 05, 2018
Expanding the France-Vietnam Relationship
With increasing economic and cultural ties, French soft power is expanding in Vietnam.
Expanding the France-Vietnam Relationship
Why March 2018 Was an Active Month in Vietnam's Balancing Against China in the South China Sea
March 23, 2018
Why March 2018 Was an Active Month in Vietnam's Balancing Against China in the South China Sea
Hanoi was busy in March with proponents of a “peaceful and prosperous Indo-Pacific region.”
Why March 2018 Was an Active Month in Vietnam's Balancing Against China in the South China Sea
China Dismissive of US Carrier Visit to Vietnam
March 14, 2018
China Dismissive of US Carrier Visit to Vietnam
Chinese narrative belies anxiety over increasing engagement in South China Sea.
China Dismissive of US Carrier Visit to Vietnam
Loving Vietnam, Criticizing Cambodia: Trump’s Double Standard in Southeast Asia.
March 09, 2018
Loving Vietnam, Criticizing Cambodia: Trump’s Double Standard in Southeast Asia.
U.S. President Donald Trump has a double standard for human rights in Vietnam. And it makes strategic sense.
Loving Vietnam, Criticizing Cambodia: Trump’s Double Standard in Southeast Asia.
Is Vietnam Going the Way of China?
February 22, 2018
Is Vietnam Going the Way of China?
The Communist Party of Vietnam seems, in some ways, to be following the path laid down by Beijing.
Is Vietnam Going the Way of China?
The True Origin of the Term 'Viet Cong'
January 31, 2018
The True Origin of the Term 'Viet Cong'
Contrary to some histories, the term “Viet Cong,” like the war itself, was not a byproduct of the American presence in Vietnam.
The True Origin of the Term 'Viet Cong'
Drinking in Hanoi: Alcohol and Politics in Vietnam
December 27, 2017
Drinking in Hanoi: Alcohol and Politics in Vietnam
A very short history of alcohol and politics in Vietnam.
Drinking in Hanoi: Alcohol and Politics in Vietnam
Vietnam Gears up to Divest State-Owned Enterprises in 2018
December 21, 2017
Vietnam Gears up to Divest State-Owned Enterprises in 2018
Vietnam's state-owned enterprises are set for widespread divestment.
Vietnam Gears up to Divest State-Owned Enterprises in 2018
APEC 2017: Why Trump’s Presidency Is an 'Enormous Gift' to China
November 11, 2017
APEC 2017: Why Trump’s Presidency Is an 'Enormous Gift' to China
Trump once again pitches ‘America First’ at the APEC summit, while China's president calls for further cooperation.
APEC 2017: Why Trump’s Presidency Is an 'Enormous Gift' to China
‘From Head to Toe a Yuon’: The Path From Prejudice to Deportation in Cambodia
October 16, 2017
‘From Head to Toe a Yuon’: The Path From Prejudice to Deportation in Cambodia
Prejudice has its own historical momentum, but the law can either counter or support this.
‘From Head to Toe a Yuon’: The Path From Prejudice to Deportation in Cambodia
5 Hidden Costs of the RCEP to People and Planet
October 12, 2017
5 Hidden Costs of the RCEP to People and Planet
Trade negotiators are meeting next week in South Korea to discuss the RCEP, which could impact billions of lives.
5 Hidden Costs of the RCEP to People and Planet
What it Means to Be an Ally: A Vietnamese-American’s View on the US in the Vietnam War
October 11, 2017
What it Means to Be an Ally: A Vietnamese-American’s View on the US in the Vietnam War
Strategic calculations can vary, but commitment to an ally must be steadfast.
What it Means to Be an Ally: A Vietnamese-American’s View on the US in the Vietnam War
Trinh Xuan Thanh: Corrupt Tycoon or Liberal Reformist?
September 25, 2017
Trinh Xuan Thanh: Corrupt Tycoon or Liberal Reformist?
As Germany increases pressure over the alleged kidnapping of Thanh, his plight has raised little sympathy back home.
Trinh Xuan Thanh: Corrupt Tycoon or Liberal Reformist?
What is the Future of Integration and Inequality in ASEAN?
September 15, 2017
What is the Future of Integration and Inequality in ASEAN?
Southeast Asia should be more conscious of inequality now while it is still rapidly developing.
What is the Future of Integration and Inequality in ASEAN?
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