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Where Great Powers Meet: America and China in Southeast Asia

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'Where Great Powers Meet: America and China in Southeast Asia' Book by David Shambaugh

After the end of the Cold War, it seemed as if Southeast Asia would remain a geopolitically stable region within the American imperious for the foreseeable future. In the last two decades, however, the re-emergence of China as a major great power has called into question the geopolitical future of the region and raised the specter of renewed great power rivalry.

As David Shambaugh explains in this book, the United States and China are engaged in a broad-gauged global competition for power and influence. While this competition ranges across the entire world, it is centered in the sprawling region of Southeast Asia. The outcome of the US-China rivalry in this sub-region will determine whether Asia leaves the American orbit after more than seven decades and falls into a new Chinese sphere of influence - or whether the two powers can competitively coexist.

'Where Great Powers Meet: America and China in Southeast Asia' by David Shambaugh is available for purchase on Amazon, Book Depository, Oxford University Press.

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