Governance, Leadership and Legitimacy in East Asia

This paper examines the political and government systems in East Asia in the wider context of the growth of populism worldwide. It argues that the countries of the region should seek multilateral solutions to global and regional problems.

Research paper ISBN: 978 1 78413 352 8

China’s Premier Li Keqiang, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in meeting at a trilateral summit on 9 May 2018 in Tokyo, Japan. Photo: Getty Images
— China’s Premier Li Keqiang, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in meeting at a trilateral summit on 9 May 2018 in Tokyo, Japan. Photo: Getty Images

Sir David Warren

Former Associate Fellow, Asia-Pacific Programme