UNITED STATES – VIETNAM RELATIONS AFTER NORMALIZATION:
COMPLEX INTERDEPENDENCE PERSPECTIVE
In international relations, the world’s countries can gain the interdependence and the mutual benefits through cooperating with each other. It is believed that nations could win by cooperating together. In addition, the countries can have complex interdependence with three ideal characteristics, namely multiple channels, absence of hierarchy among issues and minor role of military force. There is a question about complex interdependence that whether there is a complex interdependence relationship between two different countries which have different economics condition, location and especially they were enemies in the history or not. In this paper, the concept of complex interdependence is used to study United States and Vietnam relations after their normalization in 1995.