Guidelines for U.S. Policy in Southeast Asia
Publication Date: March 2007
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Walter Lohman
Keywords: Asia and the Pacific; Thailand; Indonesia
Coverage: United States
Southeast Asia is vital to U.S. political, economic, and security interests. Ensuring that the region remains strong, independent, and outward-looking is therefore in the best interests of both the United States and the nations of Southeast Asia. U.S. foreign policy should reflect the importance of the U.S.-ASEAN relationship and be continually adjusted to meet these aims.