As Biden seeks to contain China’s regional influence, Asean can offer a platform for Sino-US cooperation instead

Published Feb 18 2022 at 1:45 AM GMT
  • The Indo-Pacific region remains the primary focus of US foreign policy, despite warnings by senior US officials that a war between Ukraine and Russia could “start at any time”.
  • In its long-awaited Indo-Pacific Strategy, revealed last Friday, the US made clear that Southeast Asia would be at the centre of its plans for the region.
  • While this strategy has been taking shape, the contest between the US and China in the region has been heating up.
  • The newly-released document indicates that the US’….



  • Published Feb 18, 2022 1:45 AM GMT