At a strategic crossroads: ASEAN centrality amid Sino-American rivalry in the Indo-Pacific

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY China‚Äôs rise over the past decade has represented both a rapid shift in the regional balance of power and a direct assault on the legitimacy of the U.S.-led liberal international order. China is not only introducing ambitious multilateral economic initiatives like the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), but is also expanding its military … Continue reading At a strategic crossroads: ASEAN centrality amid Sino-American rivalry in the Indo-Pacific