Regional Outlook, Global Perspective

VIETNAM TAKES STEP TOWARDS AUTOCRACY

VIETNAM TAKES STEP TOWARDS AUTOCRACY
Nguyen Phu Trong, 2013. Wikimedia Commons

The Nation-Oct 10

The system of collective leadership in place since the death of Ho Chi Minh is under threat.  Vietnam’s ruling Communist Party appears to be undermining its “collective leadership” system by nominating its chief Nguyen Phu Trong as the country’s president, to replace Tran Dai Quang who died last month.

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First published in: The Nation

 

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