U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in Brunei, becoming the first top U.S. diplomat to visit all 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).Posted September 6th, 2012 at 1:00 pm (UTC-4)
Clinton is on a six-nation tour of the Asia-Pacific that has largely focused on urging the ASEAN regional bloc to present a unified front in managing territorial disputes with China.
Brunei is a claimant in the strategic South China Sea, an energy rich area that has become a flashpoint for escalating maritime disputes this year between China and its neighbors. Brunei is slated to become chair of ASEAN next year.
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Thursday, September 6, 2012
Hillary Clinton: Wheels Down Brunei