( CNN) United States President Donald Trump might have left China for the last leg of his Asia trip, yet the specter of Beijing will certainly impend huge over his conversations with Southeast Asian countries on the problems controling the area.

Atthe core of much of what Trump will certainly do, as well as what those countries wish he will certainly complete throughout his browse through, will certainly depend upon America's capability to counter China's development as well as its aspirations.

China's utilized growth help, better its polite connections with countries like the Philippines, as well as its armed forces expansiveness to spread its impact in the area. How Trump makes a decision to reply to this will certainly be shown throughout a collection of vital conferences.

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