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A Closer Look At Vietnam, As The Country Hosts 2nd Trump-Kim Summit

Vietnamese children wave flags before the arrival of President Trump at the Presidential Palace on Feb. 27, 2019 in Hanoi, Vietnam. (Dien Bien/Getty Images)
Vietnamese children wave flags before the arrival of President Trump at the Presidential Palace on Feb. 27, 2019 in Hanoi, Vietnam. (Dien Bien/Getty Images)

President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are holding their second summit in Hanoi. Most Americans associate Vietnam with the Vietnam War. But as Lien-Hang Nguyen, a history professor at Columbia University tells Here & Now‘s Eric Westervelt ( @Ericnpr), it’s a communist country juggling relationships with its neighbors.

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