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How does the Vietnam War continue to shape US-Vietnam relations?

The Vietnam War has left an indelible mark on global politics and international relations.

The Vietnam War has left an indelible mark on global politics and international relations. Despite the passage of time, its legacy continues to shape contemporary debates on issues ranging from foreign policy to academic research.

This thought-provoking discussion featured Tim Rieser, a senior Senate foreign policy aid; Kim Korinek, director of Asia Center and the Health and Aging Post-Conflict: War’s Enduring Effects among Survivors in Vietnam Project at Utah University; and Hai Nguyen, director of the Global Vietnam Wars Studies Initiative and the Unseen Legacies War Project at HKS, as they examine the Vietnam War’s legacy and contemporary efforts to strengthen US-Vietnam relations and beyond.

The discussion was moderated by Fredrik Logevall, Laurence D. Belfer Professor of International Affairs at Harvard Kennedy School.

This event was hosted by the Rajawali Foundation Institute for Asia at the Ash Center, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, and the Harvard University Asia Center.

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