US Navy aircraft carrier, USS Carl Vinson, docked at a port in Danang, Vietnam on March 5, 2018. The first American aircraft carrier since the end of the Vietnam war. Photo: Reuters

Move by the United States to woo Vietnam is a flawed strategy

With American officials eager to counter China’s growing might to preserve their nation’s global eminence, they would do better to accept a big power relationship with Beijing and the best place to start is by ending provocations that are behind tensions

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US Navy aircraft carrier, USS Carl Vinson, docked at a port in Danang, Vietnam on March 5, 2018. The first American aircraft carrier since the end of the Vietnam war. Photo: Reuters
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