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Sharon Siddique: Continuing the Postcolonial Debate

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Samuel Chong’s thoughtful commentary on postcolonialism begins with a great title: “Never Can Say Goodbye: Colonialism’s Enduring Grip”. How true. I agree with much of what he says, and will focus a few thoughts on what I don’t agree with, … Read More

Never Can Say Goodbye: Colonialism’s Enduring Grip

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When we see the term “post-colonial”, we take it to mean where colonialism is of the past and no longer affects anything. However, the world as we know it took shape because of what European colonialism created. It continues to … Read More

Bilahari Kausikan: Why Small Countries Should Not Behave Like A Small Country

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The following is an edited transcript of a talk by Bilahari Kausikan, Ambassador-at-Large at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Singapore. It was delivered on 11 October 2017 at our monthly Singapore Platform for East-West Dialogue. THE RELEVANCE OF SINGAPORE … Read More