Vietnam capitalizes on climate change with shrimp

Michael Hoffmann, professor of entomology and a Cornell University’s Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future Fellow, says Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s decision to boost shrimp exports is a smart way to help Vietnam capitalize on climate change. In January, Hoffman led a team of students to Vietnam to study climate change and its implications, not […]

US-Vietnam arms deal normalizes relations, counters China

Tom Pepinsky, a Southeast Asia expert and associate professor of government at Cornell University, says that Obama’s decision to end its embargo on arm sales to Vietnam is the final step in normalizing relations between the two countries, but it is also driven by regional concerns. Bio: http://government.arts.cornell.edu/faculty/pepinsky/ Pepinsky says: “The end of the U.S. […]