BOOK REVIEW: Nothing is Impossible: America's Reconciliation with Vietnam

By Ted Osius, Rutgers University Press, Chicago, hardcover and audiobook, 332 pp with notes and bibliography, US $29.95

By: David Brown

Lately, there's been talk in Washington about elevating the US-Vietnam relationship to a 'new level' -- that is, from 'comprehensive' to 'strategic.' Chiefly we hear that from people who consider Chinese ambition to be the most troublesome problem the US currently faces.

The half-dozen members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee who…

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