Asia & Latin America
Covid has underscored the importance of diversifying global supply chains. For Japan, Latin America provides opportunity.
Panelists discussed China’s ambitions and aid largesse in Latin America, as well as the future of Taiwan’s profile in the region.
If successful, Beijing could change the basic norms of international governance and upend the global balance of power, explains AS/COA's Eric Farnsworth in World Politics Review.
Lackluster growth, mass protests and weak institutions before the coronavirus suggest the region is headed for even deeper trouble after it.