Northeast Asia associate Shihoko Goto discussed the challenges facing East Asia at the annual MEDays Forum in Tangier, Morocco, last week.  Hosted by the Amadeus Institute, a Moroccan think tank, the forum brought together policymakers, executives, and analysts to debate global issues of particular concern to the Middle East. Shihoko was joined by Mark Fitzpatrick, director of non-proliferation at IISS, Goran Lenmaker, chairman of SIPRI, Rafael Bueno of Casa Asia, and author Robert Kaplan. The panel's moderator was Sylvain Attal, deputy director of France 24.