Visible U.S. efforts to sustain influence in the Asia-Pacific met with mixed success. President Barack Obama’s visit to the region reinforced alliance commitments, but U.S. policy momentum on regional trade and diplomacy remained sluggish. Washington’s effective management of its relations with Beijing remains the key factor to how well the U.S. will fare with other regional actors and issues.
The United States and Asia in 2014: Reconciling Rebalancing and Strategic Constraints
William T. Tow is Professor in the Department of International Relations, Coral Bell School of Asia-Pacific Affairs at the ANU College of Asia & the Pacific, The Australian National University. Email: <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
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William T. Tow; The United States and Asia in 2014: Reconciling Rebalancing and Strategic Constraints. Asian Survey 1 February 2015; 55 (1): 12–20. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2015.55.1.12
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