In Cambodia and Laos, China is the largest source of development assistance and investment. Both governments maintain close relations with China, where its presence is more marked than anywhere else in Southeast Asia.
Experts discuss how the Biden administration will reinvigorate relations between the U.S. and Southeast Asia and identify particular areas of policy convergence and practical cooperation on political, security, and defense issues.
Emerging from the margins to starring in the mainstream, certain heroes arising from these cultural communities have proudly and gracefully represented this collective hyphenated identity of what it means to be “Asian American”.
Watch the keynote by Sebastian Strangio, journalist and author on China in Southeast Asia and listen to the discussions on Cambodia and Laos with Sebastian and Indonesia, and Malaysia with Ben Bland of the Lowy Institute.