Sino File by Cary Huang
China tries to forget, but its war with Vietnam ended with a US victory. Just look at Trump
- The 40th anniversary of the Sino-Vietnamese war is passing largely unnoticed in China, where all commemorative activity has been banned
- But Vietnam bitterly recalls the conflict that tore two ideological allies apart – and sent Hanoi into American arms
Cary Huang is a veteran China affairs columnist, having written on this topic since the early 1990s. He joined the Post in 2004, and was based in Beijing between 2005 and 2013, first as a correspondent and then as bureau chief. He was previously China editor at The Standard from 1992 until 2004.