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How Singapore sees Asia—and America

SINGAPORE IS GLOBALIZATION’S CLEAREST success story. A trading hub for centuries, this tiny island city-state of close to 6 million people sits at the mouth of the Strait of Malacca, the passageway through which one-third of the world’s seaborne traffic passes every day. Singapore

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