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Xi’s Agenda Troubled by Miscalculations: Top Singapore Diplomat 

One of Singapore's most prominent international affairs scholars, Ambassador Bilahari Kausikan, listed Xi Jinping's 'no limits' partnership with Russia as one of three critical Chinese foreign policy mistakes. Alexei Druzhinin / Sputnik / AFP

As strategic competition between China and the United States intensifies, Beijing enters its momentous 20th Party Congress (kicking off on Sunday) saddled with three big foreign policy mistakes. 

So argues Singapore’s former top diplomat, Ambassador Bilahari Kausikan, in an entertaining interview with Nikkei Asia. 

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