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US Eases Ban on Lethal Military Hardware Sales to Vietnam

The United States has partially lifted a decades-long ban on lethal weapons sales to Vietnam; a historic move that comes nearly four decades after the end of the Vietnam War. The U.S. State Department on Thursday described the move as "allowing for the future transfer of maritime security-related" military hardware to its former foe.  Spokeswoman Jen Psaki said the U.S. is aware of human rights concerns in Vietnam, saying sales will be reviewed on a case-by-case...

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