Regions / Laos

After years of negotiations, stalling tactics, and domestic political debate, the U.S. Congress is considering ratification of bilateral trade agreements (BTAs) with the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR or Laos) this summer.

Indochina

The unquiet legacy of foreign intervention still casts a long shadow over U.S. policy in Indochina.