US and East Asia Summit : international security begins at home
Long, Joey S. R.
Date of Issue2010
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
The political demise of prime ministers Yukio Hatoyama and Kevin Rudd is a reminder that national leaders’ capacity to contribute to international security hinges on the stability of their domestic authority. As regional forums expand to include the United States, expect the American president to be occasionally absent from meetings for domestic reasons.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries ; 096/10