S'pore should be mentally prepared for US-China tension to last for up to 30 years: George Yeo

S'pore should be mentally prepared for US-China tension to last for up to 30 years: George Yeo

13/1/2022 4:45:00 AM

S'pore should be mentally prepared for US-China tension to last for up to 30 years: George Yeo

He said the intensity of the tension could vary over time, and there might even be skirmishes and proxy wars between the two.

Singapore should be mentally prepared for up to 30 years of tension between the U.S. and China, former foreign minister George Yeo said on Jan. 11.The 67-year-old, who is currently a visiting scholar at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, said the intensity of the tensions between the two major powers could vary over time, and there were even"the possibility of skirmishes out at sea or proxy wars".

George Yeo. Image via Jacky Ho/The Institute of Policy Studies.Yeo made the remarks when he was speaking at a curtain-raiser for the annual Singapore Perspectives conference organised by the Institute of Policy Studies think-tank.The event was moderated by ambassador-at-large Chan Heng Chee, with Yeo and former master planner of the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) Liu Thai Ker as panellists.

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With those two countries doing fuck all about global warming, we wont even make it to 30 years from now. why 30?