South China Sea
In crafting an Indo-Pacific Strategy, Canada has the opportunity to differentiate itself from its powerful southern neighbor and assert its role as a middle power.
Japan’s long-standing and close relationship with Cambodia has paid dividends recently, specifically on the Ukraine crisis and the South China Sea.
Malaysia’s note verbale on the South China Sea remains bland and watered down due to domestic issues. But the new Malaysian government has no choice but to embark into tumultuous diplomatic waters.