Tim Johnston

Tim Johnston is an independent strategic risk consultant. Until recently, he was the Asia Program Director for the International Crisis Group, a non-profit research and analysis organisation focused on conflict prevention and mitigation. For 20 years, Tim was an Asia-based journalist, living in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Singapore, East Timor, Indonesia, Thailand and Hong Kong.

The strategic risks of East Asia’s slowing economies

This paper argues that the strategic challenges facing East Asia are being amplified by economic uncertainty and by the narrow reliance of governments on their ability to deliver growth for political legitimacy.