From Team Hillary to Vietnam Lobbyist

The Daily Beast

Did a lobbying firm close to Hillary Clinton help seal the deal to lift the U.S. arms embargo with Vietnam? Early this week President Obama announced that U.S. companies can start selling arms to Vietnam, a move predicated on the belief that allowing American arms manufacturers to sell lethal weapons to the communist government in Vietnam will make the Vietnamese people more (...) (25/05/2016)

Vietnam Today

Rep. Loretta Sanchez leads bipartisan letter urging President Obama to raise human rights concerns in Vietnam

(Loretta Sanchez) - WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-46), founder and co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Vietnam, today led a letter with 19 bipartisan members of Congress urging President Obama to raise concerns about Vietnam’s ongoing human rights violations and to advocate for the release (...)

Viet Tan in the News

Obama urged to seek freedom for activists on Vietnam visit

(AP) - WASHINGTON (AP) — An international coalition of human rights groups on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to seek freedom for imprisoned activists when he visits Vietnam next month. The coalition of 19 groups also wants Obama to tell Vietnam’s authoritarian government that its repression of (...)