February 24, 2012Posted by @Karen_Fu in change, China, Economy, USA.
Tags: current affairs, poltics, reblog, singapore
It is destined that China will rule in many areas, if not most areas.
Realism as S’pore ‘warns’ US
Behind The Headlines By Bunn Nagara
The city state has begun to adjust to emerging regional realities while pivoting on its pragmatic impulses, as always, while steering a steady course between China and the US.SINGAPORE’S political positions are nothing if not coolly calculated and calibrated. They are specially so when expressed in formal statements at high-level meetings.
In Foreign Minister K. Shanmugam’s keynote address to the CSIS (Center for Strategic and International Studies) gathering in Washington recently, US media reported him as “warning” the US against China-bashing rhetoric.
Words about containing China, particularly in the populist mood of a US election year, would he said cause a “new and intended reality for the region.” It was not the first time Shanmugam had said so, having previously cautioned against the futility of containing a rising China.
However, these statements do mark a shift from previous…
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