Amid Protests, Vietnamese Look to Obama’s Visit

Duyen Bui|19/05/2016|

Vietnam’s people hope Obama will voice support for their calls to remedy an environmental disaster. By Duyen Bui May 18, 2016 Vietnamese officials and the Vietnamese people are waiting in anticipation to welcome U.S. President [...]

How Hanoi Buys Influence in Washington, D.C.

Greg Rushford|06/08/2015|

August 4, 2015 U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in Hanoi this Thursday for a two-day visit. Expect much talk of how the United States and Vietnam have been developing closer security and economic [...]

Vietnam: A not so happy anniversary

Graham Cooke|04/05/2015|

May 4, 2015 The Australian Navy’s treatment of 46 Vietnamese asylum seekers in sending them back to their home country last month after a hurried on-sea ‘assessment’ process, was without any real attempt to discover [...]

Time for the US to Get Tough on Vietnam

Khanh Vu Duc|02/07/2014|

July 1, 2014 Ultimatum to change needed The United States’ engagement with Vietnam is, in large part, a failure. Hanoi continues to ply benefits from the US while offering little in return. It is time [...]

Trans-Pacific Partnership Must Safeguard Human Rights

Jared Genser|16/04/2014|

March 31, 2014 Any agreement on the TPP should make human rights a priority. For the Obama administration, the Trans-Pacific Partnership is a high-profile opportunity to bolster the administration’s legacy and strengthen its “pivot to [...]