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MHC Experts: Reiter on Obama's Foreign Policy Strategies in the Pacific Rim

Andrew G. Reiter, an assistant professor of politics at Mount Holyoke College, offers an assessment of President Barack Obama's first-term foreign policy accomplishments, which include building new— and strengthening already existing— strategic alliances with Pacific Rim nations like Vietnam, Ja ...

Vietnam's re-elected communist chief defends one-party rule, hits out at critics

Jan 28, 2016    

Hanoi, Vietnam: Vietnam's freshly re-elected top communist party leader has hit out at critics of his country's one-party system, arguing that collective decision-making is "more democratic" than in nations which hold popular elections.Trong, a conservative apparatchik, made the comments after being re-elected on Wednesday for a second term as top leader, bringing the five-yearly Communist Party Congress to a close with a resounding victory for the party's old guard following weeks of infighting.[caption id="attachment_2601902" align="alignleft" width="380"]Read More