ASEAN Summit: The Geopolitics of US Power in Asia

February 19, 2016 at 3:44 PM

Eric Draitser of provides his commentary on the conclusion of the ASEAN Summit 2016 in California. Draitser explains some of the ways in which ASEAN acts as a political arm of US power projection against China in Southeast Asia. He explains the connection between US policy and the South China Sea disputes among other issues. He also notes how independent countries in the region are forced into complex power relations with the US and China, and how Washington manipulates these to its advantage. These and other issues discussed in this conversation.

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