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By Bilahari Kausikan

certainly one of Singapore's best diplomats, Bilahari Kausikan was once the Institute of coverage experiences' (IPS) 2015/16 S R Nathan Fellow for the learn of Singapore. This e-book comprises edited models of the 5 public IPS-Nathan Lectures he gave among January and will 2016, and highlights of his discussion with the audience.

Kausikan offers a frank and dispassionate evaluation of the foreign setting within the post-Cold conflict period and the geopolitical uncertainties that experience emerged. particularly, he analyses the character of US–China family members, the large underlying elements within the South China Sea disputes and ASEAN's makes an attempt to keep up order, and the function that human rights and democracy have performed in diplomacy. He concludes by means of suggesting what Singapore must do to deal with the complexities that lie forward, during this age with no definition.

The IPS-Nathan Lectures sequence used to be introduced in 2014 as a part of the S R Nathan Fellowship for the learn of Singapore. The S R Nathan Fellow, who's appointed every year, promises among 4 and 6 lectures every year to strengthen public figuring out and dialogue of problems with serious nationwide interest.

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