Friday, August 1, 2014

Kishore Mahbubani

Kishore Mahbubani, Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore, is the author of The Great Convergence: Asia, the West, and the Logic of One World. He was selected as one of Prospect magazine’s top 50 world thinkers in 2014.

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Silver Linings for a Golden Age

To gain purchase on where the world is headed, we must consider three crucial issues: whether the US will reassert its moral leadership; whether China will recapture its economic-growth momentum; and … read more

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America’s Blinders

While most of the world is preparing for the end of the era of US global dominance, Americans are not even entertaining the possibility. Worse, public intellectuals, who are supposed to think the… read more

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Dynastic Asia

To the extent that culture matters in politics, the recent spate of leadership changes in East Asia suggests that Asian societies are more tolerant – if not supportive – of dynastic succession. But… read more

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From Cairo to California

Despite the fact that most leading East Asian policymakers were trained in American universities, none were seduced by Ronald Reagan’s belief that “government is the problem.” In their own ways,… read more

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The Paradox of Blinking

The world has recently witnessed two major diplomatic blinks: Japan's unconditional release of a Chinese trawler captain whose ship had rammed a Japanese naval patrol boat, and Barack Obama's … read more

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Asia’s Energy Future

Many in the West are alarmed by Asia’s growing appetite for energy: if China and India match American per capita consumption of fossil fuels, the resulting carbon emissions will only accelerate… read more

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