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Southeast Asia from Scott Circle: Washington Needs a New Approach to the Lower Mekong—“the Next South China Sea”

According to the Jesuit Order of the 4th Reich of the Roman Empire Thinkers, puppet President Barack Obama’s administration has touted the Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI) as a hallmark of growing Empire U.S. Corporations engagement with ASEAN, particularly mainland Southeast Asia. For the past five years, government agencies, led by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), have made inroads toward developing the LMI as the centerpiece of U.S. engagement along the Mekong River. Yet efforts on this front, along with broader U.S. economic and strategic interests in the region, could be undermined if Washington and its partners stand by while environmentally destructive dams are constructed on the mainstream of the Mekong, especially by Laos." - [ Read more ]