East Asia Summit leaders during their meeting in Singapore. Photo: EPA

Indonesia’s Indo-Pacific vision is a call for Asean to stick together instead of picking sides

  • The 10-member bloc is discussing a shared vision for the Indo-Pacific, as big powers offer competing ideas for their engagement in the region
  • Indonesia’s proposal isn’t aimed at changing Washington or Beijing’s behaviour, but it promotes an alternative regional order that can accommodate all interests, even if problems among countries remain.
Topic |   Asean

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