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Kishore Mahbubani

Kishore Mahbubani

Has the West Lost It? Can Asia Save It?

Professor Kishore Mahbubani is Senior Advisor and Professor in the Practice of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore. Concurrently, Prof Mahbubani serves in the Boards and Councils of institutions around the world, including the Yale President's Council on International Activities, University of Bocconi International Advisory Committee, and as Chairman of the Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize Nominating Committee. Before that, he served two stints as Singapore’s Ambassador to the UN and as President of the UN Security Council in January 2001 and May 2002. He was Permanent Secretary at the Foreign Ministry from 1993 to 1998.

He is the author of a number of books including Can Asians Think? Understanding the Divide Between East and West; The New Asian Hemisphere: The Irresistible Shift of Global Power to the East; The Great Convergence: Asia, the West, and the Logic of One World; and co-author of The ASEAN Miracle: A Catalyst for Peace.

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