Singapore's foreign policy towards the United States and China : Manoeuvering as a balance of power strategy
Date of Issue2003
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Waltz’s balance of power theory predicts that states’ struggle for survival within the international system culminates in a choice between two types of behaviour: balancing or bandwagoning. Small states in this respect have little leverage by nature and thus cannot be expected to play a substantial role, unless they possess substantial power.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
Nanyang Technological University