The US’ loss of influence in the region has been attributed to a “strong trust deficit”, according to researchers from the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute. Photo: AFP

Southeast Asia’s anxiety and disillusionment with US and China deepen: poll by Singapore think tank

  • Over 50 per cent of respondents to the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak institute’s annual survey see Beijing as the region’s most influential power – and most are worried
  • Meanwhile, 47 per cent have little to no confidence in Washington as a reliable strategic partner and provider of regional security
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The US’ loss of influence in the region has been attributed to a “strong trust deficit”, according to researchers from the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute. Photo: AFP
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Dewey Sim

Dewey Sim

Dewey Sim is a journalist based in Singapore who covers politics, financial and defence news.