The Deer and the Dragon: Southeast Asia and China in the 21st Century

The Deer and the Dragon: Southeast Asia and China in the 21st Century

Examines the nature, dynamics and implications of the power asymmetries between China and the countries of Southeast Asia. In the region's folklore, the motif of the mouse-deer and dragon represents the triumph of brain over brawn. Investigates the myths and realities of China's preponderance in the region to draw attention to how Southeast Asian countries have been adept at employing strategies such as hedging and balancing to counter China, while also leveraging regional organizations and mechanisms to maximise their strategic autonomy.


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Thailand and ASEAN Information Center (6th Floor)[TAIC] 100652DUE 31-07-21

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