Factional dynamics intensified within the Communist Party of Vietnam during 2015 as it approached its 12th Party Congress, scheduled for early 2016. Economic growth also increased during the year, projected to average 6.5%. Relations with the U.S. warmed steadily, but also thawed slightly with China.
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Research Article| February 01 2016
Vietnam in 2015: Factional Battles, Economic Tailwinds, and Neighborhood Jitters
Asian Survey (2016) 56 (1): 93–100.
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William Case; Vietnam in 2015: Factional Battles, Economic Tailwinds, and Neighborhood Jitters. Asian Survey 1 February 2016; 56 (1): 93–100. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2016.56.1.93
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