The panel discussed topic raised by the day’s previous sessions, and where the main turning points for global order were emerging.

23 October 2017


Joseph Chin Yong Liow, Dean and Professor of Comparative and International Politics, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Pawel Świeboda, Deputy Head of the European Political Strategy Centre, European Commission
Alexei Chekunkov, Chief Executive Officer, Far East and Baikal Region Development Fund
Mina Al-Oraibi, Editor-in-Chief, The National
Chair: Robin Niblett, Director, Chatham House


In looking at the approach of the United States under the Trump administration, it was pointed out that in some regions, like the Middle East, Trump’s more transactional approach was received as more honest than the Obama administration and previous presidencies, whose words were often not backed up by action.