The last three decades of peace in the Asia-Pacific have made possible an unprecedented boom in international commerce and the development and consolidation of a number of robust Asian democracies. Yet worries over the security of this liberal order and its future have grown in recent years as the People’s Republic of China has pursued an intensive military build-up and used coercive diplomacy to assert its territorial claims in the South China Sea and East China Sea. What new political, security and other arrangements will securing the liberal order in Asia over the next thirty years require? What new demands might be placed on the United States and its allies in the region, including Japan and the Republic of China on Taiwan?
Join us on Thursday, September 27 at 11 AM-12 PM at Cannon 122 for a Capitol Hill seminar to discuss these and other questions before long-range U.S. policy. Speakers will include two Hudson Institute scholars: Dr. Christopher Ford, author of the Mind of Empire, and Eric Brown.