Veteran Singaporean diplomat Kishore Mahbubani claims that the US is wasting its time by continuing to try and “kneecap” China. Is it pointless to oppose China’s status as a superpower?
Is it finally time for the US to accept it? Depending on the response, either more stability or chaos could be on the horizon for the world. For more than 30 years,
Kishore Mahbubani represented Singapore as a diplomat and presided over the UN Security Council. He advises the host Steve Clemons that the US should get used to living in a multipolar world that it cannot control. According to Mahbubani, the “Asian century” has already started, and Washington shouldn’t let problems like Taiwan sour their relations.”