How did a seemingly avoidable diplomatic snafu almost derail relations between the world's largest democracies? Asia Society President Emerita Vishakha Desai takes a look, and finds a relationship on the rocks.
Vietnam and the United States increasingly see a common interest in Southeast Asia. President Truong Tan Sang's upcoming visit to the White House is perhaps a harbinger of this budding bilateral relationship.
In a joint appearance at Asia Society New York, former Governor of New Mexico Bill Richardson and Ambassador Donald Gregg discuss the pivotal roles the internet and "sports diplomacy" could play in finding a peaceful resolution to the North Korean impasse.
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