Vietnam is wasting no opportunity to become a tiger economy. It's no pipe dream -- the country has an abundant and youthful workforce, as well as a golden opportunity to embrace global capitalism. Already, multinational corporations are rushing into Vietnam, expecting its relationship with the U.S. to steadily improve, both economically and strategically. At the same time, its ties with China are gradually warming. As the country marks the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War, can it balance its geopolitical advantages, leverage its assets and rise to new prosperity?