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Author Acharya, Amitav
Title Singapore's Foreign Policy : The Search for Regional Order
Imprint Singapore : World Scientific Publishing Company, 2007
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Introduction: Rethinking Singapore's Foreign Policy -- Conclusion -- Part I: FOUNDATIONS -- 1. The Evolution of Singapore's Foreign Policy: Challenges of Change -- Introduction -- Realism and Survival -- National Capacity and Foreign Policy Decision-Making -- The Changing Context -- Moving Beyond Survival -- Conclusion -- 2. The Economic Foundations of Singapore's Security: From Globalism to Regionalism? -- Globalization of Singapore's Economy -- The Security Motives Underlying Globalization -- External security -- Internal security -- Pressures for Regionalization: The Threat of Increased Protectionism -- Doubts about long-term viability of the globalization strategy -- The end of the Cold War -- Expanding economic opportunities in the region -- Regionalization and Its Limits -- Conclusion -- Part II: ADAPTATIONS -- 3. Diplomacy in Hard Times: Singapore Confronts Global Terrorism and Regional Regression -- Introduction -- Responding to September 11: Realpolitik with Reason -- Regionalism and Inter-regionalism: Engagement with Interest -- Conclusion -- 4. Waging the War on Terror: Singapore's Responses and Dilemmas -- Introduction -- Singapore's Anti-terror Efforts -- Homeland security -- Bilateral cooperation -- Multilateral and regional measures against terrorism -- The War Over Iraq -- 5. Singapore and Southeast Asia in a Fast-changing Landscape: Coping with the Rise of China and India -- Facing the Rise of China and India -- The Balance of Power Imperative -- Functionalism and Economic Interdependence -- Restoring Good Neighborliness -- The Multilateral Imperative: Ideas, Identity and Institution-Building -- Conclusion: Survival Through Socialization -- Appendix
1. Statement of H. E. S. Rajaratnam, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Singapore, at the Opening Ceremony of the Inaugural Meeting of the Foreign Ministers of ASEAN, Bangkok, August 8, 1967 -- 2. Address by S. Rajaratnam to the Singapore Press Club, February 6, 1972, "Singapore: Global City" -- Global Cities Interlinked -- 3. Talk by Mr S. Dhanabalan, Minister for Foreign Affairs, at the NUS Forum at Lecture Theatre No. 11, Singapore, November 27, 1981 -- New Realities -- New Challenges -- New Rules-of-the-Game -- New Directions -- ASEAN's Achievement -- Criticisms -- Power and Interdependence -- 4. Speech by Tommy Koh at the School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, USA, November 18, 1987, "Can Any Country Afford a Moral Foreign Policy?" -- 5. Address by Senior Minister Lee Kuan Yew at the 2nd International Institute for Strategic Studies Asia Security Conference, Singapore, Shangri-La Hotel, May 30, 2003, "After Iraq" -- Introduction -- Islamic Extremist Terrorism -- East Asia and North Korea -- Conclusion -- 6. Keynote Speech by Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew at the Official Opening of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore, Shangri-La Hotel, April 4, 2005, "Managing Globalization: Lessons from China and India" -- Introduction -- Renaissance spreads in Asia -- Origins of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy -- Evolution of my views on China and India -- Comparison of the Chinese and Indian public sector -- Comparison of the Chinese and Indian private sector -- Singapore - More economic interaction with China than with India -- China and India: Studying and Learning from Each Other -- Thickening ties -- What can China and India learn from each other? -- Challenges facing China and India -- Why are the Chinese ahead? -- Caveat -- What Can the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Offer? -- The School as a neutral venue
Beyond China, India and Southeast Asia -- 7. Speech by Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew at the 37th Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Lecture, New Delhi, November 21, 2005, "India in an Asian Renaissance" -- Time to Keep the Tryst -- China and India -- Compare and Contrast: India and China -- Walking on Two Legs -- Politics is the Issue -- Imponderables -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Others: -- Chapter 1 -- Chapter 2 -- Chapter 3 -- Chapter 4 -- Chapter 5 -- Index
Key Features:Challenges the conventional realist understanding of Singapore's foreign policy in favor of a liberal institutionalist and social constructivist approachContains a collection of essays written between 1992 and 2005, thus providing a picture of the evolution of Singapore's foreign policyCovers topics such as the linkage between economics and national security; globalization versus regionalization; terrorism; regional, inter-regional and bilateral cooperation; and the impact of the rise of China and IndiaIncludes past speeches by Lee Kuan Yew, S Rajaratnam, S Dhanabalan and Tommy Koh on foreign policy
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Link Print version: Acharya, Amitav Singapore's Foreign Policy: The Search For Regional Order Singapore : World Scientific Publishing Company,c2007 9789812708595
Subject Singapore -- Foreign relations
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