Viet Leaders Find Former Envoy's Book Too Hot to Handle

Trump’s vulgar reference to Viet chief too embarrassing for public consumption

By: David Brown

Vietnam's Communist Party leaders have ordered Vietnam's domestic press “not to exploit” a memoir by Ted Osius, who served in Hanoi as the US ambassador from 2014-17, according to a Vietnamese diaspora newspaper report on October 15.

"Not to exploit" in this context means that Vietnamese media are not to print or broadcast material from th…

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