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U.S. Eases Ban On Weapons Sales To Vietnam

AP | MATTHEW PENNINGTON | Posted 10.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States announced Thursday it was partially lifting its ban on sales of weaponry to Vietnam to help its maritime securit...

U.S. Navy Displays Power In Disputed Asian Seas

AP | CHRIS BRUMMITT | Posted 12.20.2012 | World

ON BOARD THE USS GEORGE WASHINGTON -- A U.S. aircraft carrier group cruised through the disputed South China Sea on Saturday in a show of American pow...

The Frenemy of Our Frenemy

John Feffer | Posted 08.12.2012 | World
John Feffer

Both China and Vietnam belong to that peculiar foreign policy category of "frenemy" -- they're not our enemies, but they're not alliance partners either. We trade, we flirt, we conduct mil-to-mil relations, we complain about them behind their backs. We can't live with 'em, can't live without 'em.