USS Ronald Reagan leads an American carrier strike group. Photo: US Navy USS Ronald Reagan leads an American carrier strike group. Photo: US Navy
USS Ronald Reagan leads an American carrier strike group. Photo: US Navy

In a US-China war, whose side is Southeast Asia on? Philippines, Singapore and Malaysia ponder the unthinkable

  • Amid China’s military drills near Taiwan and fears that the South China Sea is becoming a proxy for Washington and Beijing’s deepening rivalry, Asian analysts are considering the worst-case scenario
  • Caught between superpowers clashing in their own backyard, Southeast Asian nations might find staying neutral is not an option

Topic |   US-China relations
USS Ronald Reagan leads an American carrier strike group. Photo: US Navy USS Ronald Reagan leads an American carrier strike group. Photo: US Navy
USS Ronald Reagan leads an American carrier strike group. Photo: US Navy
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