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New EU-Vietnam Economic Deal: Who Wins and Who Loses?
July 19, 2019
New EU-Vietnam Economic Deal: Who Wins and Who Loses?
The deal reveals Hanoi’s diplomatic acumen at negotiating past tensions relative to some of the other key Asian states in a similar environment.
New EU-Vietnam Economic Deal: Who Wins and Who Loses?
How Vietnam Plans to Prevent Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing
May 24, 2019
How Vietnam Plans to Prevent Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing
IUU fishing is a pervasive problem in Southeast Asia.
How Vietnam Plans to Prevent Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing
Is Vietnam Creeping Into a Succession Crisis?
April 20, 2019
Is Vietnam Creeping Into a Succession Crisis?
Health rumors aside, the big question remains who will follow in Nguyen Phu Trong’s footsteps.
Is Vietnam Creeping Into a Succession Crisis?
Trump-Kim 2: Why Hanoi?
February 15, 2019
Trump-Kim 2: Why Hanoi?
What can we tell from the decision to select Hanoi as the venue for the second Trump-Kim meeting?
Trump-Kim 2: Why Hanoi?
Second Trump-Kim Summit to Take Place February 27-28 in Vietnam
February 06, 2019
Second Trump-Kim Summit to Take Place February 27-28 in Vietnam
The Vietnam summit will follow up on the outcomes of last year's Singapore summit.
Second Trump-Kim Summit to Take Place February 27-28 in Vietnam
Can ASEAN Play a Greater Role in the Mekong Subregion?
January 30, 2019
Can ASEAN Play a Greater Role in the Mekong Subregion?
ASEAN should aim to be “central” in the Mekong subregion too.
Can ASEAN Play a Greater Role in the Mekong Subregion?
A Possible Upside to the US-China Trade War
November 28, 2018
A Possible Upside to the US-China Trade War
Southeast Asian countries may gain from shifting production linked to the tit-for-tat tariff dispute.
A Possible Upside to the US-China Trade War
How Vietnam Benefits From US Strategy in the South China Sea
October 19, 2018
How Vietnam Benefits From US Strategy in the South China Sea
The Trump administration’s free and open Indo-Pacific (FOIP) strategy is quickly gaining more definition.
How Vietnam Benefits From US Strategy in the South China Sea
Why North Korea Can't Follow in Vietnam's Footsteps
July 27, 2018
Why North Korea Can't Follow in Vietnam's Footsteps
There are several limitations to Vietnam-North Korea economic development comparisons.
Why North Korea Can't Follow in Vietnam's Footsteps
Why Australia Needs to Reconcile With Its Role in the Vietnam War
June 28, 2018
Why Australia Needs to Reconcile With Its Role in the Vietnam War
With reconciliation, Australia will be in a much stronger position to achieve its stated foreign policy objectives.
Why Australia Needs to Reconcile With Its Role in the Vietnam War
China in Vogue, But Vietnam Still Hun Sen’s Lifeline
June 26, 2018
China in Vogue, But Vietnam Still Hun Sen’s Lifeline
Has Hun Sen’s embrace of Beijing loosened the CPP’s relationship with Vietnam?
China in Vogue, But Vietnam Still Hun Sen’s Lifeline
In Vietnam, Protests Highlight Anti-Chinese Sentiment
June 12, 2018
In Vietnam, Protests Highlight Anti-Chinese Sentiment
"No leasing land to China even for one day," read a banner hoisted during the recent protests.
In Vietnam, Protests Highlight Anti-Chinese Sentiment
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
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