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PacNet #16 – Clinton Prelude: What Next With Southeast Asia?

February 25, 2009

Indonesia’s inclusion in Secretary Clinton’s February trip to Asia symbolizes renewed U.S. attention to Southeast Asia. Her visit was the prelude to President Obama’s anticipated return to Indonesia in November during the APEC Leaders’ Meeting. Until then, both Washington and Jakarta will be searching for ways to inject substance into a newly declared bilateral “strategic partnership.”