Has the Script Been Flipped?
What lessons are we learning as we observe what is happening in East Asia today as it compares to WWII-era Japan and China relations? Has "the script been flipped?"
I argue that the beginning of World War II was not when Hitler invaded Poland, nor when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. The events that began in China paved the pathway to bringing the West into the war.
(Watch from the beginning here.)
Former Pentagon advisor Jody Ferguson is an international affairs expert and an East Asian and Russian scholar.