Symposium - 1 Symposium Lampton No peace or prosperity in Asia unless US-China-Japan cooperate Alliance Management Naval presence future military

Symposium - 1 Symposium Lampton No peace or prosperity in...

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1) Symposium: Lampton - No peace or prosperity in Asia unless US-China-Japan cooperate - Alliance Management: Naval presence, future military build-up - Address questions: a) Secretary of Defense Carter- “We don’t have the luxury of choosing among our security challenges” Do we have the luxury of having no threat? (undifferentiated threat) – priorities- What should the priorities be, where should China be on that list. China is not the top of the list. Where does China belong on this list? b) Reduce number of threats or commitments; multiply the number of friends; economic growth goes up so that it is national capabilities – no plan, not viable c) Where is the economic leg of the US in Asia? d) Strategically, bitten off more than we chew e) Development Banks- cooperate - Not a relationship between two national governments but a relationship with two societies - Suggestions: Close to bilateral investment treaty; 8 years, US strategic dialogue- Asia has a demographic and growth prospect: economic growth and development - Infrastructure: China is converting economic power to political power - Out of big development for infrastructure: interested in having a balance in the region: need economic activity going on - State level: for China- work between two societies and big strategic unanswered questions -
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