As Hanoi ascends to its leading role in both ASEAN and the United Nations, it will face a litany of diplomatic and security challenges in the year ahead.
The US needs to play a stabilizing role in the SCS as China seeks to impose its hegemonic control of the region and beyond.
As a country with a similar past, Vietnam’s historical experience offers Pyongyang a path back to the global mainstream.
The Asia Reassurance Initiative Act (ARIA) is the latest sign of a renaissance in US-Vietnam relations.
Vietnam’s commitment to global institutions and poverty alleviation make it a good candidate for a rotating seat at the UN Security Council.
Strong region-wide management practices can help replenish Southeast Asia’s declining fish stocks. But getting there won’t be easy.
The Trump administration's protectionist roadmap has thrown a wrench into Vietnam's active efforts to achieve market status.
The historic port visit of the USS Carl Vinson reflects a US-Vietnamese relationship that is quickly evolving.
Informed activists help improve public involvement in policy planning
With the ‘Asia Pivot’ gone, and the TPP with it, Hanoi left to guess at what the Trump administration’s Asia Pacific policy will be.