The USS Theodore Roosevelt. File photo: AFPThe USS Theodore Roosevelt. File photo: AFP
The USS Theodore Roosevelt. File photo: AFP

US navy aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt to visit Vietnam as South China Sea tensions simmer

  • The US has identified former foe Vietnam as a strategic partner in the resource-rich waterway, most of which is claimed by China
  • The USS Theodore Roosevelt’s visit will mark the second time a US Navy ship has docked in the country since the Vietnam War ended in 1975

Topic |   South China Sea
The USS Theodore Roosevelt. File photo: AFPThe USS Theodore Roosevelt. File photo: AFP
The USS Theodore Roosevelt. File photo: AFP
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