Börje Ljunggren, former ambassador in Dhaka, Vientiane, Hanoi and Beijing, as well as former divison chief of the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) and the Foreign Ministry’s Asia unit, will talk about the likelihood of war in East Asia, which is home to some of the world’s most serious unresolved conflicts.
22/11 at 19:00-20:30
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Despite the tension in the area, it has somehow remained at peace for a long time. China has not been at war since its brief border war with Vietnam in 1979. While this was followed by a decade of further incidents between these two countries – as well as several territorial disputes in the South China Sea, the region has yet to see another regular war. But how long can this peace last?
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