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How Washington Sees Southeast Asia and ASEAN

A conversation about why the Quad matters

How Washington Sees Southeast Asia and ASEAN
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Guy Taylor is the National Security Team Leader at The Washington Times, overseeing the paper’s State Department, Pentagon, and intelligence coverage. He has also reported from dozens of countries and seen his work honored by several journalism awards.

Prior to joining The Times in 2011, Taylor was supported by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and the Fund For Investigative Journalism and he served as an editor at World Politics Review.

Taylor spoke with The Diplomat’s Luke Hunt about U.S. foreign policy in Southeast Asia under President Joe Biden, the re-emergence of the Quad, the debacle in Kabul, and the impact of rapid changes in international diplomacy and the implications for ASEAN and China.

Taylor is a graduate of Clark University in Massachusetts and has produced several short films.

Luke Hunt can be followed on Patreon and on Twitter.