Three reasons China’s increasing assertiveness is a threat to Asia’s long-standing peace and stability
- Tensions in Asia are high, not only because of concerns about the impact of Covid-19. The China-India border dispute, Beijing’s militarisation in the South China Sea and the enactment of Hong Kong’s national security law all raise fears of conflict
Allen Carlson is an associate professor in Cornell University's Government Department. He is also the Michael J. Zak Chair of history for US-China relations, and director of The Levinson China and Asia-Pacific Studies programme at Cornell.