Global Ethics Forum

Powerplay: Origins of American Alliance System in Asia

Powerplay: The Origins of the American Alliance System in Asia. Georgetown's Victor Cha discusses the complexities of the East Asian alliance system. After World War II, why did the United States opt for bilateral relationships with countries like Japan and South Korea? Does this arrangement still make sense today?
  • program length: 27 minutes
  • episode #915

Saturday, July 29 at 1:00 pm on 12.3

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How do global leaders make decisions? What moral codes guide them - and howdo those codes evolve?Global Ethics Forum is a weekly television show produced by the CarnegieEthics Studio, a division of the Carnegie Council for Ethics inInternational Affairs. Each week, different experts navigate the murky morallandscapes presented by global politics, development, and internationalbusiness. New episodes often confront challenges relevant to current events,while episodes in the Carnegie Classics series address longer-term ethicaltopics.