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  1. Like Vietnam, Iraq will survive US war

    Posted Feb 26th 2008, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... after eight years of Republican administration. Even more importantly, he is committed to continuing a war in Iraq that most Americans just want to leave behind. Curiously, this means ... of Iraq is the greatly heightened prestige of Islamist revolutionaries in the Arab world. It's not much of a headline: 'Small, nasty war in Iraq ends; Middle East largely ...

  2. Panetta crosses symbolic threshold in Vietnam visit

    Posted Jun 04th 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... indication of how far we have come.' He is the first US official to visit the area since the end of the Vietnam war. The question is how far they will go in future- and how fast. 'Everyone ... in the South China Sea dispute. The best natural harbour in the region, US forces built Cam Ranh Bay into one its largest naval and air-bases at the height of the Vietnam war.   ...

  3. U.S. tipped to push talks on Cam Ranh

    Posted Jun 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... security and could not be discussed. The glittering prize of the cold war, Washington turned the deep-water port into a vast naval and air base to serve its defence of the then-South Vietnam. After ... To understand the drivers - and the limitations - of the evolving and historic Vietnam-US military relationship, the strategic port of Cam Ranh Bay is a good place to start. ...

  4. Piecing together the Pacific pivot

    Posted Jul 15th 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... likely would seek to acquire coastal radar, air defence missiles and maritime patrol aircraft in addition to spare parts for its inventory of Vietnam war-captured American equipment,' Thayer ... was used in a crucial first step to normalise ties with Vietnam in the 1990s, such a mission for second world war remains is already under discussion. With several congressional hurdles ...

  5. Asia to be base for 60pc of U.S. fleet

    Posted Jun 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Confirming his visit to Cam Ranh Bay- the first by a US official to the port since the end of the Vietnam war in 1975- officials also said the Pentagon chief would board the USNS Richard E Byrd, ... also told the Sunday Morning Post that Panetta would today visit Cam Ranh Bay in Vietnam, a move that will be closely watched by Beijing. Speaking to the informal Shangri-La Dialogue ...

  6. US navy returns to Cam Ranh Bay

    Posted Aug 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... for a good port', the US navy has finally returned to Vietnam's Cam Ranh Bay. In a little-noticed move expected to resonate in Beijing, supply ship USNS Richard E. Byrd anchored in Cam Ranh's deep natural harbour on Thursday last week for seven days of maintenance. The US navy built Cam Ranh Bay into a vast air and sea base during its long war with Vietnam, only ...

  7. Period of optimism faces sobering dawn

    Posted Apr 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for 'peasant', yet they stand as a success story for Vietnam's Communist Party leadership. Just 10 years ago Vietnam was considered one of the world's poorest nations after decades of war ... Will soaring prices rain on Hanoi's growth parade? Chief Asia correspondent Greg Torode in Hanoi examines Vietnam's new inflation challenge For years, they have flooded ...

  8. Record in office, not war, should matter most

    Posted Aug 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... John Kerry, the Democratic candidate for the US presidency, undoubtedly thought he had little choice but to make his time on the front lines of the Vietnam war a cornerstone of his ... a victory by getting the Democrats to engage in the debate over Senator Kerry's war record. The Bush camp, even while distancing itself from the Swift boat veterans group, is delighted ...

  9. Slice of Life

    Posted Jul 31st 2007, 12:00am by Bonny Schoonakker

    ... make a good impression in Burundi as a first step to gaining access to the Congo', then in the throes of civil war. Tung was quoted recalling advice from Mao: 'When we can grab ... datelined Pearl Harbour, the commander of US Pacific Forces said that three unidentified torpedo boats had attacked the US destroyer Maddox in the Gulf of Tonkin, off Vietnam, the previous day. ...

  10. US throws stones in its own glass house

    Posted Jul 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... are common. It censors internet content and tracks its users. No, I am not talking about China, but Vietnam, about which Clinton said in 2010 it was time to take their relationship to 'the next ...




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