Posted On December 22, 2015By hadzantonisIn 2015-Dec-22, 2015-dec-22-asean

ASEAN’s collaboration with the U.S.A.

President Obama’s recent meeting with ASEAN leaders has symbolized the very transnational and trans-regional interest in Southeast Asia. U.S. interest in affiliation with ASEAN is not new. However, the meeting was held in California, land-marking the interest in ASEAN by the U.S., but more so, by ASEAN countries to collaborate wit the U.S. During the two-day summit, the meeting clearly explicated President Obama’s interest in engagement with and a policy “pivot” toward, the region, adjacent to the giant body that China is. The meeting presents a pioneering attempt to engage at suchRead More