Greater, more organized support to Asia after WW2 from the US? Asian marshall plan

The Marshall Plan revived the Western European economies after WW2, and was sent to safeguard Europe from communism and rebuild markets, but the Asian nations never got that level of help or attempted that level of economic and political coordination. Some money was nevertheless sent, but not a ton.

Could the US do something more akin to the marshall plan to strategic Asian nations?

Thoughts?
 
Could the US do something more akin to the marshall plan to strategic Asian nations?
They did, 0.8 billion to the Philippines, 0.9 billion to South Korea, 1 billion to the RoC, 2.4 billion to Japan, 0.2 billion to India, 0.2 billion to Indonesia,* all between 1945 and 1953. It wasn't all part of one nice tidy program as was the case with the Marshal Plan, but it's pretty obvious what the US was doing: Shoring up the First Island Chain.

*Indonesia wasn't fully independent until December 1949, which likely explains why America invested so little in such a strategically important and war ravaged area.
 
They did, 0.8 billion to the Philippines, 0.9 billion to South Korea, 1 billion to the RoC, 2.4 billion to Japan, 0.2 billion to India, 0.2 billion to Indonesia,* all between 1945 and 1953. It wasn't all part of one nice tidy program as was the case with the Marshal Plan, but it's pretty obvious what the US was doing: Shoring up the First Island Chain.

*Indonesia wasn't fully independent until December 1949, which likely explains why America invested so little in such a strategically important and war ravaged area.
Issue also was, well, the Marshall Plan had a hella hard time passing through Congress, getting it for Asia as well might be a bit of a stretch.
 
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