Global Issues Series: When Dragon and Eagle Meet

February 25, 2014 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm | Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall

When Dragon and Eagle meet: Regional Stability in East Asia in the 21st Century

Dr. Edy Parsons will present a Global Issues Lecture entitled, When Dragon and Eagle Meet: Regional Stability in East Asia in the 21st Century. Her presentation will explain how the United States’ focus on terrorism post 9/11 allowed China to become a major economic power. The country’s rise has altered the balance of power in the region and challenged the United States’ dominant role and long-term interests. Hear how the U.S. is now making efforts to secure its interests and reassure its Asian allies.


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