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Indo-Pacific regionalism rises, may need new name

  • Arifi Saiman and Endy M. Bayuni
    Arifi Saiman and Endy M. Bayuni


Jakarta | Tue, November 6, 2018 | 09:03 am
Indo-Pacific regionalism rises, may need new name ASEAN must understand that its future, economically and militarily, will also depend on stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (Shutterstock/File)

PREMIUM ASEAN is making significant progress in deliberating over the new regional Indo-Pacific architecture, but the bigger challenge is yet to come: convincing the big powers, particularly China and the United States, to come on board. 

Also, there is an unresolved issue with the term “Indo-Pacific”, with China harboring suspicions that it is part of a containment policy ...

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