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Allen Carlson
Opinion

Opinion

Allen Carlson

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

Illustration: Craig Stephens Illustration: Craig Stephens
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Allen Carlson

Allen Carlson

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.