Principles and Power

  title={Principles and Power},
  author={Richard Feinberg},
  journal={Problems of Post-Communism},
  pages={75 - 83}
  • R. Feinberg
  • Published 3 March 2016
  • Political Science
  • Problems of Post-Communism
As part of the mid-1990s normalization process, Vietnam and the United States negotiated a bilateral accord settling the outstanding property claims of U.S. citizens and corporations; Vietnam acceded to U.S. demands to fully compensate for expropriated properties owned by U.S. citizens in the pre-1975 years. In contrast, Vietnam granted no such concessions to Vietnamese immigrants, including Vietnamese-Americans. This article finds that the main drivers behind these divergent outcomes are… 


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