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March 22, 2019
US needs to do more to win in the competition with China in South-east Asia: American think tank
Source: The Straits Times
Journalist Charissa Yong
South-east Asia has emerged as a key arena of competition between China and the United States, but the Trump administration has fallen short in engaging with the region, said a new report by an American security think tank released on Thursday (March 21).
The Centre for a New American Security (CNAS) report recommended a series of economic, diplomatic and security moves the US and its allies could adopt to present themselves as the region's alternative to China.
Although South-east Asia lies at the frontline of Beijing's expanding diplomatic and economic influence and m
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