Southeast Asia commentators believe that much of Trump’s policies towards China would be retained by Biden if he won the presidency. Illustration: SCMP
Southeast Asia commentators believe that much of Trump’s policies towards China would be retained by Biden if he won the presidency. Illustration: SCMP
Asean

Donald Trump or Joe Biden? What will change for Asean after the US election?

  • There is growing consensus in Southeast Asia that US-China and South China Sea tensions and the impact of the trade war will not go away after November
  • Trump’s failure to appoint an Asean envoy is seen as an insult, as analysts hope the US stops dealing with the region through the lens of its China rivalry

Southeast Asia commentators believe that much of Trump’s policies towards China would be retained by Biden if he won the presidency. Illustration: SCMP
Southeast Asia commentators believe that much of Trump’s policies towards China would be retained by Biden if he won the presidency. Illustration: SCMP
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