As part of SHAPE’s (Saving Humanity and Planet Earth) mission to expose the perils of confrontation in the nuclear age and explore pathways to a safer, just and sustainable future, this webinar explored the rising militarism in the Asia Pacific region, and the threat it poses to regional and global security.
An Asia Pacific NATO: Fanning the Flames of War
The US has two island chains around the coast of China. The stars indicate major US bases. Map: Solidarity
Importantly, the webinar goes beyond analysis, offering creative ideas on what can be done to avert a major disaster and move the Asia Pacific region from confrontation to cooperative existence.
The webinar featured special guests: Professor Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University; Professor Victor Gao, Vice President of the Center for China and Globalization; Dr Alison Broinowski, President of Australians for War Powers Reform; and Professor Chung-in Moon, Distinguished Professor of Yonsei University.