A Trump Presidency: Valuable Lesson and Opportunity for ASEAN
Date of Issue2016
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Donald Trump’s election victory left Southeast Asia feeling uncertain about the future. Rhetoric from his campaign trail suggests a future of isolationism and protectionism. ASEAN states, which have long depended on the United States to hedge against China, need to strengthen ASEAN centrality.
Regionalism and Multilateralism
RSIS Commentaries, 285-16
Nanyang Technological University