SMU Assistant Professor of History Ngoei Wen-Qing examines US policy-making and China's efforts in Southeast Asia in an essay titled "The United States and the 'Chinese Problem' of Southeast Asia," published in the journal Diplomatic History. The paper follows on from Asst Prof Ngoei's PhD thesis and his book, Arc of Containment: Britain, the United States, and Anticommunism in Southeast Asia, which showed that the Chinese diaspora in the region had featured prominently in western colonial and Cold War policy as well as Chinese communist strategy. Asst Prof Ngoei is currently working on a book proposal focusing on Singapore-China-US relations up to the present day.
28 Nov 2022
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