Week 8 Part two-Vietnam and Great Powers

Week 8 Part two-Vietnam and Great Powers - Week 8 Vietnam...

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Unformatted text preview: Week 8 Vietnam and Gr eat Power s H ow has Vietnam, a major r egional state, r espond to Chinas r ise? Vietnams economic development Vietnams adaptation to Chinas rise Vietnams strategies toward great powers Discussion questions How does Chinas rise from early 1990s up to now differ from Japans during the two decades that preceded it? According to Overholt, why have South Korea and Southeast Asian neighbors viewed Chinas rise more positively than Japans? And what are the main weaknesses inherent in Japanese socio-cultural worldviews that would hinder Japans rise to be the predominant power in Asia in the future? Doi Moi I nnovation Why was Doi Moi adopted in 1986, and how has it been maintained over the past two decades? The late former PM Vo Van Kiets brainchild during his premiership, 1991-97. The West praised Kiets economic reform and opening, and the US established normal relations with Vietnam in 1995. Vietnams economic reform continued after his death on June 12, 2006. New Experiment GS Le Duans District Fortressa community consumed what it can produce in their own districtled to starvation. The Fence-breakingcontracted land to farmers and purchased their rice based on market prices for exportintroduced by local Party Secretary in the agricultural sector to address severe food shortage in early 1980s. By the 6 th Party Congress in 1986, reform mindset prevailed after Le Duan died that same year. Explaining Doi Moi The occupation of Cambodia proved to be costly and drained Vietnams resources, and the Soviet aid was substantially reduced. Rather than the reformists winning over the conservatives (those loyal to Marxist-Leninist ideology), the conservatives were persuaded and convinced by local party leaders to accept gradual economic reform Collective Decision-Making Style 2006-2008: Le Duc Manh was in his second term as GS of the VCP, and Nguyen Minh Triet as President and Nguyen Tan Dung as PM....
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2009 for the course IR 361 taught by Professor James during the Spring '06 term at USC.

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Week 8 Part two-Vietnam and Great Powers - Week 8 Vietnam...

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