Carlyle A. Thayer, from Thayer Consultancy, has just prepared two background briefings on the recent landing of a Chinese civilian aircraft on Fiery Cross Reef and the build up of Vietnam’s submarine capability.

There is a separate paper on 40 years of Vietnamese diplomacy from 1975 and 2015.

All three papers may be downloaded by clicking on the links below.

  1. Carlyle A. Thayer, South China Sea Chinese Civilian Aircraft Lands on Fiery Cross Reef, Thayer Consultancy Background Brief, January 4, 2016
  2. Carlyle A. Thayer, Vietnam’s Submarine Fleet What Impact on the South China Sea, Thayer Consultancy Background Brief, January 5, 2016
  3. Carlyle A. Thayer, Vietnamese Diplomacy 1975-2015: From Member of the Socialist Camp to Proactive International Integration, Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 1(3), 2015. 194-214.



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