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Regional rivalry in the Indo-Pacific : Vietnam's role as the 2020 Chair of ASEAN

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Item Summary Pham, Quang Huy 2020-04-22T00:18:10Z 2020-04-22T00:18:10Z 2020-04-15
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dc.description.abstract With rivalry escalating between the US and China, the stability of the Indo-Pacific region is under threat. As a newly elected non-permanent member of the UN Security Council and the 2020 chair of ASEAN--the Association of Southeast Asian Nations--Vietnam will have an opportunity to help maintain peace and stability. At the same time, as one of the smaller countries, Vietnam will look for ways to use regional rivalries to promote its own national interest. Vietnam's perception of the balance of power between the US and China determines its foreign policy toward these two countries and toward ASEAN. In response to the China-US rivalry, Hanoi supports further US engagement in the region, not only to offset Beijing's influence but also to leverage the role of ASEAN and avoid any extreme outcomes.
dc.format.extent 10 p.
dc.language.iso en-US
dc.publisher Honolulu, HI : East-West Center
dc.relation.ispartofseries East-West Center working papers. Governance, security, and justice series;no. 3
dc.subject.lcsh Vietnam - Relations - Asia
dc.subject.lcsh Vietnam - Relations - Pacific Area
dc.subject.lcsh United States - Relations - China
dc.subject.lcsh China - Relations - United States
dc.subject.lcsh Vietnam - Relations - China
dc.subject.lcsh Vietnam - Relations - United States
dc.subject.lcsh Balance of power - Political aspects
dc.title Regional rivalry in the Indo-Pacific : Vietnam's role as the 2020 Chair of ASEAN
dc.type Report
dc.type Working Paper
dc.type.dcmi Text
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