KARNEGIE: THE CHANGING ROLE OF DEMOCRACY IN ASIAN GEOPOLITICS

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Security issues like North Korea’s latest nuclear test dominate policy conversations about Asia, shifting the region’s
changing geopolitical landscape once more to the forefront of the international agenda. Feeding into such challenges
is the structural question of what strategic impact China’s rise will have. Significantly, amid Asia’s high-profile
security concerns, the role of democracy in the region’s geopolitics seems to be gaining resonance.