ASEAN in Hanoi

ASEAN’s defense ministers are meeting in Hanoi. Vietnam, a relatively new member, is touting its high profile in the regional organization, and ASEAN officials note that “Viet Nam, which joined ASEAN in 1995, has been a very dynamic member of the community, playing a very active role—sometimes even more active than older ASEAN member states.”


About David Bosco

Assistant Professor at American University's School of International Service. Contributing editor at Foreign Policy magazine. Author of Rough Justice: The International Criminal Court in a World of Power Politics and Five to Rule Them All: The UN Security Council and the Making of the Modern World
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