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Linkage Or Bondage: U.S. Economic Relations With The ASEAN Region
Linkage Or Bondage: U.S. Economic Relations With The ASEAN Region
By Hans H. Indorf and Patrick M. Mayerchak
Greenwood Press, 1989, 149 pp
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"Given the present conditions, it seems unlikely that ASEAN as a regional organization can assist the process of national development." Nevertheless, say these two specialists in southeast Asia, the United States ought to be more responsive to the problems of the region, even if many have to be dealt with bilaterally. They are none too hopeful about what this country will do and provide a cooler assessment of the data than one often finds in the discussion of these issues.