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For what’s going on in Asia, the U.S. is not going to be as large of a presence. There may be a desire for Japan to fill that void. Otherwise China might fill it.


Christian de Guzman, vice president and senior credit officer with Moody’s in Singapore. (Forbes)

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What void might a bizoid like Guzman be talking about?

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exactly. There is no VOID that anyone needs to fill. Diplomacy can work wonders

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Is this referring to diplomacy, military, trade, economy, globalisation, IP, regional security?

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Sadly, Japan is too insular to play the role of statesman in this regard. China will be the political giant in the region for the near future at least.

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