The Quad Will Sideline Asean

US search for more aggressive regional policy means a turn toward a more willing partner

By: B A Hamzah

US Vice President Kamala Harris’s mission in Asia this week is ostensibly to re-engage with member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, seeking support from selected Asean countries to join Washington and its friends for a more assertive military policy against China.

It is clearly a more assertive military policy that Wash…

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