US needs to step up its game in Southeast Asia, says senior official

//US needs to step up its game in Southeast Asia, says senior official

US needs to step up its game in Southeast Asia, says senior official

The US has been “missing in action” in Asia and needs to step up its game especially in Southeast Asia to show Chinese hardliners that the world’s largest economic and military power is not in free fall, said a senior US official Monday.“Ideologues around Xi Jinping think the US is hurtling toward decline,” said Kurt Campbell, the Biden administration’s Indo-Pacific coordinator, speaking to the Asia Society.“Rumours of our decline are greatly exaggerated. [We] have the wherewithal, the will and…

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