Can Obama woo South East Asia?

US President Barack Obama is hosting leaders from ASEAN in California, the first time such a summit has been held on the continental United States. Trade and security are key concerns, but in the twilight of his presidency, Obama’s pivot to Asia strategy is back in the spotlight. Is the thriving US-ASEAN relationship proof of its success? And will this legacy stretch beyond Obama’s term in office? Yang Xiyu from the China Institute of International Studies, Richard Javad Heydarian from De La Salle University, and New School University’s Max Wolff discuss the complex ties between Washington and South East Asia.

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