Pentagon campaign to recruit Vietnam as military ally against China exposed delusions of US war strategy
Vietnam as a key base in US war strategyBetween 2010 and 2017, China developed intermediate-range missiles capable of hitting American bases in Japan and South Korea. To counter that threat, the Pentagon and military services began working on a new strategy in which US Marines, accompanied by an array of missiles, would spread out over a network of small, rudimentary bases and move continuously from one base to another.
Vietnam was the logical choice for such sites. Australia and the Philippines
I guess for Americans No means Yes. Just like any other rapists would think.