May 22, 2016

U.S., Vietnam: Once enemies in war, now partners in trade

Featuring Richard Fontaine

Journalist David Jackson

HO CHI MINH CITY — A half-century ago, Vietnam War correspondents mocked the military's overly optimistic news briefings by dubbing them the "Five O'Clock Follies."

These days, the "Five O'Clock Follies" is the name of another daily event in the city once known as Saigon: Happy hour at the Rex Hotel.


To read the full article, visit the USA Today website. 


  • Richard Fontaine

    Chief Executive Officer

    Richard Fontaine is the Chief Executive Officer of CNAS. He served as President of CNAS from 2012–19 and as Senior Fellow from 2009–12. Prior to CNAS, he was foreign policy ad...