Geopolitics

Geopolitics

White House admits Trump trade stance did depress economy

(Feb 21): The White House acknowledged what many economists considered obvious through much of last year: President Donald Trump’s trade stance depressed economic growth and business investment.

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Donald Caesar

(Feb 14): The outcome of the US Senate’s trial of Donald Trump, following his impeachment by the House of Representatives, was a foregone conclusion.

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Senate acquits Trump and ends divisive impeachment trial

(Feb 6): The US Senate voted to acquit President Donald Trump on charges he abused his power and obstructed Congress, ending a historic, bitterly partisan fight and leaving the final judgment on hi

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The Assassin’s false creed: An empty gesture with long-term costs

SINGAPORE (Jan 10): For an armchair warrior like US President Donald Trump, who received five deferments from serving in Vietnam, assassinations must look like a foreign-policy silver bullet.

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Why Asia should worry about Middle East risk

SINGAPORE (Jan 10): The new year began with shocking developments in the Middle East.

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Top Iranian commander killed in US airstrike on Trump orders

(Jan 3): A US airstrike in Iraq ordered by President Donald Trump killed one of Iran’s most powerful generals in a provocation that risks escalating a growing conflict with the Islamic Republic.

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Obama is more worried about these three things than missing nukes

SINGAPORE (Dec 16): Political polarisation, climate change and social media are three trends that keep former US president Barack Obama “up at night”.

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Singapore says fighter jet unit on Guam is sign of 'trajectory'

(Dec 9): Singapore’s agreement to establish a fighter jet training detachment on Guam “sets the trajectory” in which the city-state sees itself in partnership with the US, its defence chief said.

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Focus on Hong Kong-Singapore link misses point, says Temasek CEO Ho Ching

(Oct 29): The focus on Hong Kong people and money moving to Singapore misses the point -- there is an outflow of talent and funds from the city to centres all over the world, Ho Ching, head of the

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Singapore sees cash starting to flow from turbulent Hong Kong

(Oct 25): More than four months of unrest in Hong Kong is proving to be a blessing for Singapore, a long-time rival to the title of Asia’s pre-eminent financial centre.

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