The strategic value of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the consequences of abandoning it for the US role in Asia

  title={The strategic value of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the consequences of abandoning it for the US role in Asia},
  author={Matteo Dian},
  journal={International Politics},
  • M. Dian
  • Published 5 June 2017
  • Political Science
  • International Politics
The promotion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) represented a major component of the strategy of rebalancing. Through the TPP, the Obama administration aimed at achieving several objectives: (1) ‘locking in’ an America-friendly form of free market capitalism as the main normative platform for economic integration in the Asia Pacific region; (2) reaffirming Washington’s capacity to shape the rules and norms of the international order; (3) keeping the region open to US influence and… 
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