ASEAN's Dilemma: Courting Washington without Hurting Beijing


Amitav Acharya

Asia Pacific Bulletin, No. 133


Washington, D.C.: East-West Center

Publication Date: October 18, 2011
Binding: electronic
Pages: 2
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As the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) prepares to host the East Asia Summit in Bali this November, attention will be focused on the two central powers: China and the United States. Amitav Acharya, Professor of International Relations at the School of International Service, American University, cautions that ASEAN has to be careful in how it deals with both the United States and China.

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