China’s Re-emergence as a Great Power and Its Role in Regional Security
During his recent visit to Beijing, U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden noted that “as China’s economy grows, its stake in regional peace and stability will continue to grow,” and that “China will bear increasing responsibility to contribute positively to peace and security.” While this perspective is not new, it is moving toward the center of other countries’ considerations of China as economic stakes increase and potential sources of instability continue to simmer.
On December 18, the Center for East Asia Policy Studies (CEAP) hosted a panel discussion featuring Visiting Fellows from China, Japan, and Korea to examine the increasing importance of China in Northeast Asian security, and ways that it might make positive contributions to the region. The discussion focused on the Korean Peninsula, maritime issues, and perceptions of regional security in China, Japan, Korea, and the United States.
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