S1E81: Nuclear weapons may keep peace despite risk of US-China war: Asian Insider Ep 81

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Synopsis: Each month, The Straits Times' US bureau chief Nirmal Ghosh presents an Asian perspective of the week's global talking points with expert guests.

In this episode, Nirmal Ghosh hosts ST's China bureau chief Tan Dawn Wei and former top Singapore diplomat Bilahari Kausikan.

Highlights (click/tap above):

03:18 Ms Tan on what really matters to China when it comes to hosting a successful Games despite a US diplomatic boycott

07:00 Mr Bilahari on the concept of democracy, as viewed through Western and Chinese lenses

10:50 Ms Tan on how ordinary Chinese citizens feel about their country's relationship with the United States

12:25 Mr Bilahari on why there have been delusions on both sides when it comes to the US-China relationship

17:45 Why war is not probable

Produced by: Nirmal Ghosh (nirmal@sph.com.sg), Ernest Luis, Hadyu Rahim & Fa'izah Sani

Edited by: Hadyu Rahim

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Chapters

1. Ms Tan on what really matters to China (00:03:18)

2. Mr Bilahari on the concept of democracy (00:07:00)

3. How Chinese citizens feel about US relations (00:10:50)

4. Delusions about US-China relations (00:12:25)

5. Why war is not probable (00:17:45)

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