CogitAsia Podcast: Future of U.S.-Vietnam Relations

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Following General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong’s historic visit to Washington, Sumitro Chair Senior Fellow Murray Hiebert sat down with Colm Quinn to discuss the future of U.S.-Vietnam relations and what factors will shape ties…

The Leaderboard: Hernando Iriberri

Who is he? Lieutenant General Hernando Iriberri is the new chief of staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. Iriberri entered military service in 1983 after graduating from the Philippine Military Academy and steadily climbed through the ranks. As…

Jockeying for Position Ahead of the 12th Party Congress

By Zachary Abuza The Vietnamese Communist Party is finalizing personnel decisions ahead of its 12th congress, scheduled for the first quarter of 2016. The once-every-five-year party congress helps assure both continuity and a regular turnover of the top leadership. More…

The Leaderboard: Kundapur Vaman

Who is he? Kundapur Vaman (K.V.) Kamath is the newly appointed chief of the Shanghai-based New Development Bank (NDB), more commonly referred to as the BRICS Bank. Previously he was CEO of ICICI Bank, India’s largest private sector bank, for…