America's Failure of Imagination
Donald E.Weatherbee, in Asian
Survey (April 1978), University of Califor- of Imagination nia Press, Berkeley, Calif. 94720.
Since the end of the Indochina war, the members of the anticommunist Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)-Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Singapore-have sought to develop a "regional resilience" to the threat of communist subversion. It is an effort that depends on Western and-as yet, uncertain-American eco-nomic, political, and military...