Aukus, the trilateral security pact between Australia, the UK and US, presents a reckoning moment for Asean, amplifying the pre-existing challenges and fault lines that it will have to confront in future.
Hoang Thi Ha
Sep 25, 2021, 5:00 am SGT
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Some Asean countries, especially Indonesia and Malaysia, are also anxious about what Aukus would mean for regional peace, stability and Asean centrality in the region. Aukus presents a reckoning moment for Asean: Its establishment amplifies the pre-existing challenges and fault lines that Asean has and will have to confront in the years to come.
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