East Asia Studies, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
The end of the cold war in 1991 also marked the end of the era of a bipolar world and ushered in a period of increased economic cooperation between East Asian countries. East Asia's modern political and security climate has enabled economic growth and better cooperation between various countries in that region. However, the region still faces many potential threats to regional peace and stability. In recognition of the potential future security challenges and uncertainties, regional economic interdependence is key to continued economic cooperation and political stability in this region.
Economy, interdependence, East Asia, Peace
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