Speaking on CNBC, Carnegie’s Evan Feigenbaum argued that the United States has faced several points of crisis in Southeast Asia over the last couple of decades, and Lee Kuan Yew played an integral role in keeping the United States anchored in the region. He added that although there is no doubt that Chinese leaders look to Singapore as a model worth emulating, comparing China to Singapore is problematic for multiple reasons.  

This interview was originally broadcast by CNBC.