What did ASEAN meetings reveal about US engagement in Southeast Asia?

Leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations shake hands at the Opening Ceremony of the 35th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok, Thailand November 3, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha - RC1B379757B0

Just back from Southeast Asia, Senior Fellow Jonathan Stromseth reports on the outcomes from the annual ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) summit, including the continued delay of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, China’s economic influence in the region, and how the Trump administration’s rhetoric and actions are being perceived in the region.

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