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Ming wan is a Fellow in Economics and National Security at the John M. Olin Institute for Strategic Studies at Harvard U
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The nations of East Asia are engaged in an arms buildup on a scale unseen elsewhere in the world, despite the lack of armed conflict in the region or immediate threats to peace. The extent to which economics influences military buildups and security policy must not be exaggerated. Although Asia's economic growth has not caused the current buildup, it also has not done much to prevent it.

By Ming Wan  |  May 6, 2006