Articles by: "Huong Le Thu"
The ambitions and reality of the Quad

The Quadrilateral Security Dialogue has been the venue for the most visible foreign policy signalling on the Indo-Pacific from US President Joe Biden since he assumed office in January. In March, Biden convened the first …

ASEAN’s productive year

Against all odds, Vietnam has concluded its chairmanship of ASEAN with the signing of the world’s largest trade agreement. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership of all 10 ASEAN members states and China, Japan, South Korea, Australia and …

Vietnam steps up to take ASEAN leadership role

Vietnam assumed the chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations last November for 2020—perhaps the most challenging year ever to take on the role. The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the nature of diplomacy, particularly …