Illustration: Craig Stephens Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
Richard Heydarian
Opinion

Opinion

Richard Heydarian

In US-China tussle over Southeast Asia, America must do more than speak softly and carry a big stick

  • Recent US diplomatic successes in re-engaging the region notwithstanding, the US needs a comprehensive strategy to compete with China
  • The Biden administration will have to double down not only on its trade and military footprint, but also on its vaccine diplomacy

Illustration: Craig Stephens Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
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