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Book Release – Southeast Asia’s Multipolar Future: Averting a New Cold War

Event: Monday, July 31, 2023, San Francisco

Stanford’s Amb. Scot Marciel, former Ambassador to Myanmar and Indonesia, will discuss prospects of a “new Cold War” and how to avert it with The Asia Foundation’s Country Representative in Thailand Thomas Parks. A long-time resident in Thailand, Parks will present themes from his brand-new book, Southeast Asia’s Multipolar Future: Averting a New Cold War, including the role of Thailand and other Southeast Asian nations in a world where US-China competition dominates news headlines.


Thomas Parks, Country Representative, Thailand, and ASEAN program manager, The Asia Foundation
Ambassador Scot Marciel, Oksenberg-Rohlen Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University, US Ambassador to Indonesia from 2010 to 2013, and Myanmar from 2016 to 2020.

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