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Kishore Mahbubani

Kishore Mahbubani is Dean and Professor in the Practice of Public Policy of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore. He previously served for 33 years in Singapore's diplomatic service and is recognised as an expert on Asian and world affairs. He is the author of The Great Convergence: Asia, the West and the Logic of One World.

Articles by Kishore Mahbubani (1)

  • Time for Australia to emerge from its foreign-policy adolescence

    Is culture destiny? Or is geography destiny? These are the existential questions Australians have to grapple with as they ponder their future in the Asian century. As they think over these questions, they would do well to plunge into Peter Hartcher's new Lowy Institute Paper The Adolescent Country. Hartcher does not address these existential questions directly. But they form the sub-text of much of what he talks about on Australia's future.