“Vietnam has intensified its military engagements with major powers as a measure to enhance its strategic position and to leverage its broader external relations,” opines Carlyle A. Thayer in an ISEAS Seminar

Professor Carlyle A. Thayer, compared and contrasted Vietnam’s military engagements with China and the United States and noted that both Vietnam and China have maintained considerable military connections, through various avenues such as strategic defence dialogues, border cooperation, or joint naval patrol in the Tonkin Gulf, during a seminar which was held in ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute on Monday morning, 06 June 2016. 
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