Kishore Mahbubani is dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore. From 1971 to 2004 he served in the Singaporean Foreign Service, ending up as Singapore’s Ambassador to the United Nations. In that role he served as president of the United Nations Security Council.
Mahbubani is best known outside Singapore for his writings in journals such as Foreign Affairs and in the books “Can Asians Think?” and “Beyond the Age of Innocence: Rebuilding Trust between America and the World”. His articles have appeared in several leading journals and newspapers outside of Singapore, such as the “New York Times” and “Wall Street Journal”.
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