Geopolitics

Geopolitics

The shape of Asia's new Cold War

(June 19): In retrospect, the decision by the Communist Party of China (CPC) to impose a new security law on Hong Kong seems to have been preordained.

Geopolitics

Hong Kong finance has a security blanket

(May 29): China’s decision to impose a national security law on Hong Kong has spurred speculation of capital flight and an erosion of the city’s status as an international financial centre.

Geopolitics

America’s delisting threat could pay off

(May 29): After passing unanimously in the US Senate on May 20, 2020, the Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act is heading for the House of Representatives, and US President Donald Trump is exp

Geopolitics

Surviving the post-Covid world order

The Covid-19 pandemic will usher in a dangerous new phase in US-China tensions. How can states find their way around this geopolitical minefield?

Geopolitics

Smaller states caught between rock and a hard place

SINGAPORE (May 15): Growing geopolitical tensions and disrupted trade has put Southeast Asian economies in a rather difficult geo-economic position.

Geopolitics

The threat of enfeebled great powers

(May 15): The Covid-19 crisis augurs three watersheds: The end of Europe’s integration project, the end of a united and functional America and the end of the implicit social compa

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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.

Geopolitics

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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