By Bilahari Kausikan
Kausikan supplies a frank and dispassionate evaluate of the overseas atmosphere within the post-Cold warfare period and the geopolitical uncertainties that experience emerged. particularly, he analyses the character of US–China relatives, the large underlying elements within the South China Sea disputes and ASEAN's makes an attempt to take care of order, and the position that human rights and democracy have performed in diplomacy. He concludes by way of suggesting what Singapore must do to deal with the complexities that lie forward, during this age with out definition.
The IPS-Nathan Lectures sequence used to be introduced in 2014 as a part of the S R Nathan Fellowship for the examine of Singapore. The S R Nathan Fellow, who's appointed each year, gives you among 4 and 6 lectures every year to strengthen public knowing and dialogue of problems with serious nationwide interest.
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