Perspectives on Invasion in East Asia
Countries have invaded countries throughout history—even before there were nation states—and Asian countries are no exception. Behind each invasion, there are motives such as the desire for natural resources, economic expansion, and increased political power. It is unlikely that invasions ever occur in a peaceful manner. They are almost without exception accompanied by war and death, as well as destruction of society and human life. How do people justify it? Is attainment of natural resources, economic expansion, or political ideology worth killing and injuring humans? How do today’s East Asians consider invasions? How do they think of invasions from a moral perspective?
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Hoshino-Browne, Etsuko; Villamil, Alba N.; Wu, Ting; Kim, Hillary Mi-Sung; Stone, Ariel; Murata, Alice; Murata, Michelle; and Jones-Rooy, Andrea, "Perspectives on Invasion in East Asia" (2013). Counselor Education Emeritus Faculty Publications. 7.