Is Asia Heading for War? by Asia Rising published on 2021-08-05T05:00:05Z As Asia grapples with a global pandemic the region has become less secure. China's ambitions in Taiwan and Hong Kong are growing, North Korea is uncharacteristically silent, and the United States, a long-time stabilising presence, continues to slowly withdraw. In this webinar, an expert panel considers where conflict is likely, who could be involved, and what can be done to mitigate the situation. A La Trobe Asia / Asia Society event. Speakers: - Dr Oriana Skylar Mastro, (Center Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University; Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute). - Professor Nick Bisley (Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, La Trobe University) - Guy Boekenstein (Northern Australia Fellow, Asia Society) - Matt Smith, La Trobe Asia (Chair) Recorded on 4th August, 2021.