Opinion: Hong Kong umbrellas, Chinese Maoism, Trump, Duterte and Brexit: What’s the link?
As the “Western-shaped system of the last two centuries transitions to something new,” which is neither a unipolar nor a Cold War-esque world, adapting governance successfully “will require clinical – indeed cold-blooded – analysis of change, which is hard because wishful thinking and self-deception are intrinsic aspects of human nature,” says the former head of Singapore’s Foreign Ministry.
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