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New Horns of a Dilemma Podcast: Empire of Dominoes: Britain, Southeast Asian Anticommunism and U.S. Hegemony

Wen-Qing Ngoei Mar 11, 2019

In this episode of Horns of a Dilemma, Wen-Qing Ngoei, assistant professor of history at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, argues that British neo-colonial strategies and anti-communist nationalism in Southeast Asia intersected with pre-existing local antipathy towards China to prompt a shift in the region from European-dominated colonialism to U.S. hegemony.