New article by DKI APCSS Research Fellow Anu Anwar for the Lowy Institute on “Why the US and its allies should keep ASEAN at the centre (link is external).”
In his article Anwar states: “For the US and its allies, the rise of ASEAN as a significant economic power will help to bring greater symmetry and balance to managing this critical period of transition in the Indo-Pacific region. The countries share much in common, demonstrated by the recent release of the ASEAN Outlook on the Indo-Pacific, which was accompanied by a statement noting the convergent interest of ‘inclusivity, openness, a region based on the rule of law, good governance, and respect for international law’.”
Read the full article at: https://www.lowyinstitute.org/the-interpreter/why-us-and-its-allies-should-keep-asean-centre (link is external)
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