Defusing Asia's Geopolitical Flashpoints

2020 Asia Summit

Defusing Asia's Geopolitical Flashpoints



December 8 at 2 pm SGT


Geopolitical tensions among several countries in Asia have worsened in recent months. Be it over physical boundaries or cyber incursions, such incidents have the potential to derail the collaborative economic and social progress the region has made over the last several decades. What resolutions are required to mitigate future incidents from snowballing into more destructive events? How can countries maintain their national interests and advance regional objectives?


Victor Cha
Senior Adviser and Korea Chair, CSIS

Kishore Mahbubani
Distinguished Fellow, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore

Yasuhide Nakayama
State Minister of Defense, Japan


Maura Fogarty
Singapore Bureau Editor, BBC News

Published December 8, 2020