Competition between the United States and China in Southeast Asia under debate | Policy

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Hanoi (VNA) – Nearly 150 delegates from agencies, research institutes, diplomatic missions and international organizations in Vietnam discussed the competition between the United States and China in Southeast Asia at the 19th China Talk organized on Wednesday face-to-face in Hanoi and online.

Professor David Shambaugh of George Washington University in the United States, keynote speaker of the seminar, underlined the geopolitical importance of Southeast Asia in American and Chinese politics.

He shared views on the competition between the two great powers and the approaches of Southeast Asian countries.

The new point in the competition between the major powers in the region today is the existence in competition instead of a complete competitive antagonist between the countries, he said.

The teacher. Associate and Doctor Hoo Tiang Boon of the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies in Singapore and Doctor Le Dinh Tinh of the Institute of Foreign Policy and Strategic Studies of the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam discussed great power competition .

The 19th China Talk was co-chaired by Deputy Director of the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam, Nguyen Hung Son, and Florian Constantin Feyerabend, Chief Representative of the German political foundation Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS).

The China Talk series is a long-term joint project between WHAT Vietnam and the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam. The twice-yearly series helps connect international scholars, diplomats, experts and researchers interested in the subject of China. -VNA