Intensifying strategic competition between the United States and China is today rarely doubted as an increasingly permanent feature of the region’s geopolitical landscape. However, beyond simply describing this reality or expressing concern over it, what policy options are before countries of the region? Is there more that countries of ASEAN, for instance, can do other than appealing for restraint, expressing preference not to be forced to choose and reciting the often expressed ASEAN “centrality”? How could centrality be manifested? Further still, what of other geopolitical dynamics – beyond those between China and the US – that may in time become more prominent? Does geopolitics matter?
Join APLN Chair Dr. Marty M. Natalegawa as he speaks on “Securing Peace in the Indo-Pacific in an Age of Geopolitical Shifts” hosted by Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, on Monday, November 15 from 05:15 PM – 06:30 PM (UTC +8)
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