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Historical Maps back up Vietnamese Claims on Paracel & Spratly Islands – Part II

By   /  December 28, 2012  /  Highlights, South China Sea  /  Comments Off on Historical Maps back up Vietnamese Claims on Paracel & Spratly Islands – Part II

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[Documents] I. Dai Nam Nhat thong Toan do / Complete Map of Unified Great Viet Nam (1838) This is the map of Viet Nam under the Nguyen dynasty made in 1838. On the map there were two names “Hoang Sa” (Paracels) and “Van Ly Truong Sa” (Spratlys) belonging to the territory of Viet Nam. Dai […]

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Historical Maps back up Vietnamese Claims on Paracel & Spratly Islands – Part I

By   /  December 28, 2012  /  South China Sea  /  Comments Off on Historical Maps back up Vietnamese Claims on Paracel & Spratly Islands – Part I

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[Documents] I. Map drawn by Jodocus Hondius in 1613 The map drawn by Jodocus Hondius in 1613 depicted the Pracel archipelago (Hoang Sa), including all islands of Viet Nam from southern Bac Bo Gulf to the end of Viet Nam’s southern waters, except for Pulo Condor (Con Dao) and Pulo Cici (Phu Quoc island) which […]

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The Geopolitics of Shale

By   /  December 26, 2012  /  Highlights, Pacific  /  Comments Off on The Geopolitics of Shale

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By Robert D. Kaplan Chief Geopolitical Analyst   According to the elite newspapers and journals of opinion, the future of foreign affairs mainly rests on ideas: the moral impetus for humanitarian intervention, the various theories governing exchange rates and debt rebalancing necessary to fix Europe, the rise of cosmopolitanism alongside the stubborn vibrancy of nationalism […]

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State secrets revealed in Vietnam

By   /  December 24, 2012  /  Forum  /  Comments Off on State secrets revealed in Vietnam

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[Asia Times Online] State secrets revealed in Vietnam By David Brown   One afternoon in mid-December, Colonel Tran Dang Thanh shared his views on foreign affairs with an audience of deans and professors drawn from Hanoi’s many universities. Like all Vietnamese Communist Party business, Thanh’s comments were considered state secrets. However, unbeknownst to Thanh, who […]

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Tensions rise across East China Sea

By   /  December 23, 2012  /  Pacific, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Tensions rise across East China Sea

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[Video] Violent protests over the ownership of some uninhabited islands have brought the fractious relationship between Japan and China into the spotlight. From both sides of the East China Sea, the FT’s Mure Dickie examines the issue of rising nationalism.   Source: Financial Times

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Hanoi’s War: An International History of the War for Peace in Vietnam

By   /  December 21, 2012  /  Blog  /  Comments Off on Hanoi’s War: An International History of the War for Peace in Vietnam

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[E-Books] Hanoi’s War: An International History of the War for Peace in Vietnam Author: Lien-Hang T. Nguyen Lien-Hang T. Nguyen is Associate Professor of History at the University of Kentucky.  She received her BA from the University of Pennsylvania and her PhD from Yale University.  Nguyen has also held fellowships at the Center for International […]

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The new wind in front of the old wall

By   /  December 19, 2012  /  China, Highlights  /  Comments Off on The new wind in front of the old wall

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By Truong Ngoc Nguyen Translated by Hoa Ngoc   General Secretary Xi Jinping (习近平) in the first months of power shows a series of highly symbolic activities, but what is expected is the quality and efficiency of policies. China’s Map illustrated (source: internet) The bitter power struggle ahead of the 18th Congress finally reached a […]

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Ultimate Journeys to Vietnam

By   /  December 16, 2012  /  Culture  /  Comments Off on Ultimate Journeys to Vietnam

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[Video] ‘Ultimate Journeys’ brings the wonders of the world to light, as you have never seen them before. The stunning high definition footage transports you to the most extreme places on the planet on a spine-tingling world of adventure. Ultimate Journeys provides the ultimate adventure guide, going off the beaten track and away from the […]

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Anti-China rallies have been held in Vietnam

By   /  December 12, 2012  /  Highlights, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Anti-China rallies have been held in Vietnam

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[Video] Hundreds of Vietnamese protesters march during a demonstration demanding China to stay out of their waters following China’s increased activities around the Spratly and Paracel Islands and other disputed areas, in Hanoi, Vietnam on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012. Vietnamese police broke up anti-China protests in two cities on Sunday and made about 20 arrests […]

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Commander of U.S. Pacific Forces Underscores U.S. Commitment to Asia

By   /  December 12, 2012  /  Media, Pacific, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Commander of U.S. Pacific Forces Underscores U.S. Commitment to Asia

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[Video] “America is a Pacific power, and [U.S. Pacific Command] looks forward to the hard work ahead to allow us to do our part to keep a dynamic Asia-Pacific hopeful, peaceful and secure for decades to come,” Admiral Samuel Locklear told Asia Society on December 6, 2012.   Source: ASIA SOCIETY

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