Journal Article - Quarterly Journal: International Security

U.S.-China Rivalry in Southeast Asia: Power Shift or Peaceful Coexistence?

| Spring 2018

Summary

Although China is extending its influence in Southeast Asia, it has not yet eclipsed the United States. China’s economic reach is growing, but the United States still holds the upper hand in military strength, foreign aid, and soft power. To counter China’s influence, the United States should increase its engagement with the region.

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For Academic Citation:

David Shambaugh, "U.S.-China Rivalry in Southeast Asia: Power Shift or Peaceful Coexistence?" International Security, Vol. 42, No. 4 (Spring 2018), pp. 85–127, doi:10.1162/ISEC_a_00314.

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