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US to focus on East Asia now that Bin Laden is gone

  • Dina Indrasafitri

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, May 11 2011 | 07:00 am

PREMIUM As the United States tries to disengage from Afghanistan and with the recent killing of Osama bin Laden, the world’s biggest economy will likely shift its security focus to Asia, analysts agree.

Ernest Bower, a senior adviser and director of the Southeast Asia Program at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), said the US wanted to withdraw from Afghanistan, and that ki...