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Will Asia buy into the Summit for Democracy?

Andrew Yeo of the Brookings Institution considers the perspectives of voices from Asia, contrasting them particularly with the enthusiasm for the Summit largely expressed across Europe. Though President Biden has stated democracy as a key foreign policy value, it has been less prominent in the US administration's relations with nations in Asia. The article also considers the impact of the Summit for upcoming important elections in 2022 in the Philippines and South Korea, possibilities for tensions between the US and China, and enduring strategic goals for the US administration in Asia.

Read the full piece at the Brookings Institution here.