Topic 1 The Impact of Foreign Military Bases on Host Nations
Foreign military bases are generally defined as military bases outside a nation’s territory. Nowadays, these are usually found in other sovereign states. These military bases are highly contentious as they have negative effects on the host nations, as well as the fact that they can violate that nation’s sovereignty. There is no consensus or international framework to deal with the problems caused by foreign military bases.
Topic 2 The Proliferation of Weapons in East Asia
With the rise in the incidence of weapons tests, multiple countries seeking missile defense options, and the increase in tension in the East Asian region, many repercussions are bound to emerge. The motives behind building missile systems and the factor that drives the increased development and testing of weapons are put into question. As the situation develops, the dynamic between all member states that have ties with these East Asian nations may experience a shift