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US Lifting Vietnam Arms Embargo a 'Wake-up Call' for Russia

U.S. President Barack Obama’s announced lifting of a decades-old arms embargo against Vietnam is raising eyebrows not only in China, where a dispute with Hanoi in the South China Sea inflames military tensions, but also in Russia.   Russia has long been Hanoi’s top weapons supplier. But, that dominance will slowly be eroded as the market is opened and U.S. arms dealers begin to seize the opportunity.   ‘It will ultimately undermine Russian dominance in the Vietnamese market,...

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