Search: USA,Japan,ASEAN (4 materials)

RECP, START and Germany´s Indo-Pacific Strategy

... or the Malaba maneuvers and the East Europeans won´t like that idea too much as they perceive this as a distraction from the European NATO front against Russia and have to be convinced by other incentives for NATO. Another big project will be a EU-ASEAN free trade agreement after the EU already signed FTAs with Japan, Singapur and Vietnam and is negotiating with Indonesia at the moment. Due to Trumpism, in the Biden-USA the old engagement policy is over and will be replaced by congagement, while it is still debated what this term means in reality, how much the elements of engagement and containment will be pronounced. As Madeleine Albright already proposed a Community ...


Is Europe (not) helping the US in its battle for Asia?

... – a superpower that acts as a military and political rival having a comparable capacity. They tend to agree in Washington that China is emerging (or, possibly, has already emerged) as such a rival. Game plan REUTERS/Tim Kelly Nikolai Murashkin: Japan–US Union and Southeast Asia: Getting closer to cement the status quo? The Asia–Pacific Region is not running short of highly explosive contradictions. The scenario for the two-day simulation that was organized at Chatham House in early ...


Japan–US Union and Southeast Asia: Getting closer to cement the status quo?

... same thing.” The logic of maintaining the status quo by seeking changes as the core idea of the convergence between the Japan–US alliance and Southeast Asia can be discovered in the recently published report by the Hawaii-based East-West Center ... ... Specifically, Abe managed to have his country mitigate the self-limitation imposed on the export of defense technologies and equipment. ASEAN is expected to become the main beneficiary: the authors of the report call for redoubling efforts to build its defense capacity....


Japan-ASEAN: an Inevitable Partnership in a New Asian Order?

... construction of infrastructure in any case is less fraught with consequences than the choice of partners for the defense alliance: the ASEAN countries will be glad to hold over the decision on the latter longer than the one on their political integration. 1 . Strefford, Patrick, “Foreign Debt: Distorting Japan’s ODA Diplomacy towards Myanmar”, Ritsumeikan Kokusai Kenkyū , Vol.1 19, 2006.


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  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
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    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
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    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
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