Lee Kuan Yew: Hard Truths To Keep Singapore Going by Zuraidah IbrahimLee Kuan Yew is Singapores most influential son but he is not without his critics. He has not flinched from taking them on, even now after almost 60 years in the political fray. Why is Lee so hard on his political opponents? Could the Peoples Action Party ever lose its grip on power? Are the younger leaders up to the mark? Will growing religiosity change Singapore for the better of worse? How will rising giants China and India affect Singapores fortunes?
Lee, fields these issues and many other questions as he covers the terrain of the past and contemplates the expanse of the future for tis iland nation that he and his foundin generation uilt on the hopes of a people. Based on 32 hours of interviews at the Istana, along with 64 pages of photographs and a dvd insert, the book features Lee in full flow, combative, thought-provoking controversial.
Lee Kuan Yew Interview on Charlie Rose
Lee Kuan Yew: Hard Truths To Keep Singapore Going
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ISBN 10: 9814266728
Lee Kuan Yew Hard Truths To Keep Singapore Going Interview - Family Matters
Skip to content. But Lee Kuan Yew, dead at 91 , will be remembered for lifting millions out of poverty — even if that meant micromanaging their lives. Most autocrats drive their nations into the ground. Lee did the opposite. Lee turned a chaotic and malaria-ridden harbor in Southeast Asia into a gleaming city state where the per capita GDP exceeds that in the US. He accomplished this through his signature style of authoritarianism lite.
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