Last quote by Malcolm Cook
Before, most Southeast Asian states wanted to benefit from Chinese regional economic initiatives and from American pushback against China. The second part of this balance is now in question. Hence, the pressure to acquiesce to China diplomatically and on security issues is stronger.feedback
Malcolm Cook has been quoted 4 times in 4 different articles. On this page, you will find all of Malcolm Cook’s quotes organized by date and topic. Alongside each quote is a link back to the article where the quote was reported, so you can go back to the source for more context if you need it. Topics that Malcolm Cook speaks about are China and Duterte, for example. Most recently, Malcolm Cook was quoted in the article Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to 'be on best behaviour' in Singapore saying, “Singapore will likely be very interested in Duterte's policy, particularly towards the U.S. and China.”.
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Quotes by Malcolm Cook
Dec 15 2016
Singapore will likely be very interested in Duterte's policy, particularly towards the U.S. and China.feedback
Jul 25 2016
Certainly, Cambodia's paralysis of ASEAN ... hurts ASEAN's unity, cohesion, relevance and reputation. It makes ASEAN peripheral, not central, on this issue. For Laos and Cambodia, they clearly see relations with China as more important than their membership in ASEAN and are willing to damage ASEAN to aid their relations with China.feedback
Jun 30 2016
Definitely if the Philippines backs away somewhat from supporting the U.S. in the South China Sea, this would be a problem for the U.S. China likes to present the U.S. as a destabilizing outsider in the South China Sea and in Asia more generally. The fewer Asian states that publicly counter this Chinese depiction, the more isolated the U.S.feedback
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