Domestic Constraints and Strategic Opportunities
Over the last few decades there has been growing recognition of the importance of a peaceful and stable South China Sea for Indo-Pacific security and development, a recognition that has been underlain, paradoxically, by the increasingly precarious...
Le Thuy Trang is at the Australian National University.
1. Introduction 2. Vietnam and the United States: Normalizing the relationship (19912003) 3. US Vietnam policy: Forging consensus on normalization (19912003) 4. Vietnam and the United States: The search for a framework for long-term partnership (20032010) 5. Vietnam and the United States: From "strategic partnership" to a "comprehensive partnership" (20102013) 6. Vietnam and the United States: Embracing the "comprehensive partnership" (20132016) 7. Investing in the "comprehensive partnership," under new domestic circumstances (20162018) 8. Conclusion