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PacNet #39 – Singapore Debates America

It is a tribute to the newfound prominence and influence of Singapore’s thinking class that its views draw careful attention in Asia and internationally. Tommy Koh’s response (July, 22, 2010) to Simon Tay’s March 30 PACNET and the book on which it is based, Asia Alone: The Dangerous Post-Crisis Divide from America, points to an important debate about the US role in Asia that has specific Singaporean characteristics but much wider regional and global echoes.