The U.S. is trying to play catch-up to China by bolstering its ties with Southeast Asia. Sec. of...

|By:, SA News Editor

The U.S. is trying to play catch-up to China by bolstering its ties with Southeast Asia. Sec. of State Hillary Clinton will sign a non-binding 'friendship accord' today, giving the U.S. a seat at regional forums as a counterweight to Chinese influence.