East Asia Summit, Phase II: Back to Confidence Building?
Date of Issue2016-10-25
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
The EAS started with a community building vision. With US participation and rising strategic tensions, it has become a regional confidence building and conflict-prevention mechanism. This is a realistic role for the EAS that ASEAN should embrace and sharpen.
East Asia and Asia Pacific
RSIS Commentaries, 265-16
Nanyang Technological University