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Dr Lee Jones, America and Vietnam in 2016



President Obama has just lifted the arms embargo on Vietnam. It is 2016 and the Vietnam War ended more than 40 years ago. So why now? Is Vietnam set to become America’s cat’s paw? Is a US confrontation with China looming? How will China react? What exactly is it all about, anyway? To unpick the situation Sputnik invited Dr Lee Jones on to the show.
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