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PacNet #30 – Pax Asia Pacifica?

“Are the United States and East Asia ready for the creation of a ‘Pax Asia Pacifica’ as a logical successor to the ‘Pax Americana’ that has provided peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific region for decades?” This question was foremost on former Philippine President Fidel Ramos’ mind when he lectured on U.S.-China and East Asia relations recently in Washington, DC