US lifts arms embargo on Vietnam

The US has lifted its decades-old arms embargo on Vietnam, following an announcement by President Obama in Hanoi on Monday. Obama said that the move was not a carte blanche for arms sales to Vietnam, and that, as with any country, future sales would be examined to determine “what’s appropriate and what’s not”. The Department of State’s Directorate of Defence...

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Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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