Acting US Secretary of defence Patrick Shanahan (left) meets with Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe on the sidelines of the 18th International Institute for Strategic Studies Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore on May 31, 2019. Photo: AP

Letters | Why Asean’s South China Sea modus operandi is unlikely to change

  • Asean’s accommodation of all views is what keeps it whole. If it has failed to get China to change its behaviour, it has not managed to effectively influence the US either
Topic |   Asean
Acting US Secretary of defence Patrick Shanahan (left) meets with Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe on the sidelines of the 18th International Institute for Strategic Studies Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore on May 31, 2019. Photo: AP
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