Domestic issues may have dominated the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP’s)
recent policy summit, but they also pose ramifications for other
countries like Singapore, say observers.
They cite how the event has produced new initiatives and trends in areas
such as China’s elite leadership and foreign policy that could affect
the way other countries deal with the emerging superpower.
Observers generally believe the new commission would take on a more pro-active role in devising longer-term security policies.
“Presumably, the set-up of the commission will procedurally better
coordinate China’s national security behaviours, making them more
effective,” said Yun of the Stimson Centre, a foreign policy research
institute in Washington, adding, that it may not affect China’s policy
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