The Roots and Implications of East Asian Regionalism

  title={The Roots and Implications of East Asian Regionalism},
  author={John L. Miller},
Abstract : Regionalism in East Asia is driven by historical patterns of cooperation, the common challenge of the West, the century-long quest for an Asian identity, and growing economic interdependence and integration. Its progress is, however, likely to be slowed by Sino-Japanese rivalry, Southeast Asia's reluctance to fold itself into a larger East Asia, and public indifference. Moreover, few East Asians envision an exclusionary bloc that would leave out the United States, which remains a key… CONTINUE READING