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In nod to North Korea, Pompeo praises Vietnam

For decades, successive American administrations have overlooked human rights abuses and political repression in pursuit of wider objectives with former battlefield adversary Vietnam. The Barack Obama administration loosened trade rules and lifted a weapons embargo so Washington could develop closer ties with Hanoi, while gaining no promises on political reform in return. Donald Trump, since […]