50 years after the Paris Peace Accords, what is the U.S.-Vietnam relationship like now?

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Five decades ago, the Paris Peace Accords were signed, bringing to an end to U.S. military involvement in Vietnam. The war had dragged on for nearly two decades — through four presidencies — and cost millions of lives.

Where are relations between Vietnam and the U.S. now and what could the future hold?

Jonathan Stromseth is a senior fellow and the Lee Kuan Yew chair in Southeast Asian Studies at The Brookings Institution. He used to work in the State Department with a focus on Vietnamese relations. He joins Here & Now's Jane Clayson.

This segment aired on January 27, 2023.


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