Southeast Asia

Another strategic region the United States has lost.

The covid-19 pandemic disrupted world trade, caused financial crises, and destabilized governments around the world. But it was also a moment of great opportunity. China used the chaos and instability of the pandemic to aggressively pursue its geopolitical ambitions. The region where it was particularly successful was Southeast Asia: the region south of China, east of India, and north of Australia. It is filled with strategically important islands, naval bases and trade routes. Control of and influence in this region are directly linked to world power.

Read more at “China’s Diplomatic Conquest of Southeast Asia”

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