亚洲领导层差距

新加坡——

本周,东南亚联盟的十名外交部长将在河内聚首。在东盟内部会议结束之后,他们将和本地区的其他领导人会谈,这其中包括美国国务卿希拉里。东盟会议时常被批评为“清谈会”,但本次会议中有关对话和战略领导力将变得非常关键。

具有讽刺意味的是,积极呼吁亚太地区需要强有力领导的两位领袖刚刚离职。他们是日本前首相鸠山由纪夫和澳洲前总理陆克文。在其短期执政中,双方领导人都强调区域主义的重要性。斯人已去,但地区领导权的问题依旧存在,在今天尤其重要。

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