Jaswant Singh warns that Asian countries' unwillingness to overcome historical animosities is undermining their national interests.US State Dept.
As US Vice President Joe Biden just discovered on his tour of Japan, China, and South Korea, the American novelist William Faulkner’s observation – “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” – could not be more apt. Indeed, in much of Asia, the national interest is often subordinated to history's hold on the popular imagination. READ MORE