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Roundtable: The East Asian Peace – Can It Last?
April 28, 2016 - 14:00-16:00
Roundtable in the ThinkChina Working Group on Politics with Professor Stein Tønnesen
For 140 years from the First Opium War to the Sino-Vietnamese War in 1979, the East Asian region (Northeast and Southeast Asia) was characterized by frequent warfare, massacres, and man-made catastrophes. Since 1979, East Asians have enjoyed a period of exceptional peace, allowing tremendous economic and social progress. Will it last?