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 8/25/11 Southeast Asia
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 8/25/11 Why is Southeast Asia important to the United States now, and  in earlier eras? The United States Association of  South East Asian Nations (U.S.- ASEAN) is currently important to  economic relationship that are  substantial, growing, and mutually  beneficial. U.S. investment in  ASEAN is about US $100 billion,  exceeding U.S. investments in  China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan  combined. U.S. investment in  Southeast Asia earns the highest  rate of return in the world at  approximately 20 percent. Southeast Asian  interest were  important in earlier  eras  especially in  the 50’s because  there was a strong  possibility that 
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 8/25/11 Click icon to add picture The Korean War 1950-1953 Because of the  United States  arch rivals China  and Russia, U.S.  involvement in  Southeastern  Asian politics  became a  number one  priority. 
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