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Vietnam War scars fade as Seoul and Hanoi celebrate commercial, energy and strategic ties

Vietnam War scars fade as Seoul and Hanoi celebrate commercial, energy and strategic ties

By Donald Kirk, East-Asia-Intel.com The image of South Korea’s highly conservative, arch-capitalist President Lee Myung-Bak waving happily in a sea of little paper flags featuring a gold star in a red field was just another ceremonial photo for the Seoul media. The picture, Lee smiling as he and Vietnam’s President Truong Tan Sang and wife […]