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U.S.-China competition in Southeast Asia

The Perception Game: How Are China and the US Viewed in Southeast Asia?

The Perception Game: How Are China and the US Viewed in Southeast Asia?

By Rahul Mishra and Peter Brian M. Wang
The State of Southeast Asia Survey 2024 reveals ASEAN's growing polarization amid China-U.S. competition.

Malaysia’s Anwar Warns US That Constraining China Will ‘Accentuate’ Its Grievances

Malaysia’s Anwar Warns US That Constraining China Will ‘Accentuate’ Its Grievances

By Sebastian Strangio
The Malaysian leader said that U.S. leaders need to do more to see the world and the region from China's perspective.
Winning the China-US Narrative Competition in Southeast Asia

Winning the China-US Narrative Competition in Southeast Asia

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Washington needs to invest more in telling its story to win the regional battle for hearts and minds.

Securing China-US Relations Within the Wider Asia-Pacific

Securing China-US Relations Within the Wider Asia-Pacific

By Sourabh Gupta
The United States and China must craft a durable consensus that prioritizes regional stability and coexistence.

An Open Letter to Joe Biden From a Southeast Asian

An Open Letter to Joe Biden From a Southeast Asian

By Edmund Lim
Contrary to the ongoing strategic tensions, most people in the region welcome good relations with and between the United States and China.

Indonesia Kicks Off Naval Exercises With Involvement of China, US

Indonesia Kicks Off Naval Exercises With Involvement of China, US

By Sebastian Strangio
The Komodo exercises represent a rare sign of concord at a time of growing tension in the Asia-Pacific.

Searching for Guardrails: A Vietnamese Perspective on Strategic Equilibrium Amid Uncertainty

Searching for Guardrails: A Vietnamese Perspective on Strategic Equilibrium Amid Uncertainty

By Vu Le Thai Hoang and Ngo Di Lan
The onus is on Southeast Asian countries to seize the initiative and collectively assert their role in shaping a regional order in a state of flux.
The Geopolitics of Technology in Indonesia

The Geopolitics of Technology in Indonesia

By James Guild and Leonard C. Sebastian
There are signs of sharpening strategic competition in technology-intensive sectors such as battery manufacturing, clean energy, and data centers.

US Influence in Southeast Asia Waning, New Report Says

US Influence in Southeast Asia Waning, New Report Says

By Sebastian Strangio
A briefing from Sydney's Lowy Institute argues that the U.S. has lost influence to China in recent years, especially in terms of its economic and diplomatic engagement.

Pelosi’s Visit to Taiwan Creates a Headache for ASEAN Countries

Pelosi’s Visit to Taiwan Creates a Headache for ASEAN Countries

By Thi Mai Anh Nguyen
Southeast Asian countries’ greatest fear is being caught in the middle of a China-U.S. conflict. The latest tensions over Taiwan bring that worryingly close to reality.

China and the US: Who Has More Influence in Vietnam?

China and the US: Who Has More Influence in Vietnam?

By Mengzhen Xia and Dingding Chen
According to the latest Asian Barometer Survey, China has more influence – but a less positive image – in Vietnam compared to United States.
Is China’s COVID-19 Diplomacy Working in Southeast Asia?

Is China’s COVID-19 Diplomacy Working in Southeast Asia?

By Dingding Chen
A recent poll suggests a mixed picture for China.

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