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The CSIS Southeast Asia Program is pleased to present “The Future of the U.S.-Vietnam Partnership,” a two-part discussion on key issues in the U.S.-Vietnam comprehensive partnership. This session will feature keynote remarks from Edgard Kagan (Senior Director for East Asia and Oceania, National Security Council) and a panel of experts on political and security issues.
For more information on Session One on economic issues (Tuesday, April 27, 2021), please click the following link: https://cs.is/3xj0ExA
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Senior Director for East Asia and Oceania, National Security Council
Senior Associate, CSIS
|Viet Tuan Nguyen
Dean, Department of International Politics & Diplomacy, Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam (DAV)
|Bich T. Tran
Fellow, Verve Research
|Gregory B. Poling
Senior Fellow for Southeast Asia and Director, Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative
Expertise: Asia, Defense and Security, Governance and Rule of Law, Southeast Asia
Associated Programs: Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative, Asia Program, Pacific Partners Initiative, Southeast Asia Program, The South China Sea in High Resolution, Southeast Asia from Scott Circle
Gregory B. Poling is a senior fellow for Southeast Asia and director of the Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative at CSIS. He oversees research on U.S. foreign policy in the Asia Pacific, with a particular focus on the maritime domain and the countries of Southeast Asia. His research interests include the South China Sea disputes, democratization in Southeast Asia, and Asian multilateralism. Mr. Poling’s writings have been featured in Foreign Affairs, the Wall Street Journal, Nikkei Asian Review, and Foreign Policy, among others. He is the author or coauthor of multiple works, including The Thickening Web of Asian Security Cooperation: Deepening Defense Ties Among U.S. Allies and Partners in the Indo-Pacific (RAND Corporation, 2019), Building a More Robust U.S.-Philippines Alliance (CSIS, August 2015), and A New Era in U.S.-Vietnam Relations: Deepening Ties Two Decades after Normalization (CSIS, June 2014). Mr. Poling received an M.A. in international affairs from American University and a B.A. in history and philosophy from St. Mary’s College of Maryland.
Senior Associate (Non-resident), Southeast Asia Program
Expertise: Asia, Defense and Security, Economics, Geopolitics and International Security, Southeast Asia
Associated Programs: Asia Program, Southeast Asia Program
Murray Hiebert is a senior associate of the Southeast Asia Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C. He earlier served as senior adviser and deputy director of the CSIS Southeast Asia Program. Prior to joining CSIS, Mr. Hiebert was senior director for Southeast Asia at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Earlier, he was a journalist in the China bureau of the Wall Street Journal. Prior to his posting to Beijing, he worked for the Wall Street Journal Asia and the Far Eastern Economic Review in Washington, reporting on U.S.-Asia relations. From 1995 to 1999, he was based in Kuala Lumpur for the Far Eastern Economic Review. In the early 1990s, he was based in Hanoi for the Review. He joined the Review’s Bangkok bureau in 1986, covering developments in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos. Mr. Hiebert is the author of two books on Vietnam, Chasing the Tigers (Kodansha, 1996) and Vietnam Notebook (Review Publishing, 1993).