The United States and Asia in 2015

across the region, US-China competition intensifies

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Washington advanced its “rebalance” effort in Asia, with final agreement among the partners of the Trans-Pacific Partnership a major highlight in 2015. However, US diplomatic and military assets remained primarily focused in the Middle East, while the South China Sea and cybersecurity topped a worrisome list of US–China tensions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8-18
Number of pages11
JournalAsian Survey
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2016
Externally publishedYes


  • Asia-Pacific region
  • United States
  • foreign relations
  • China
  • security
  • maritime
  • South China Sea

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