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Singapore's Squabbling Lees Back in the Limelight
June 17, 2017
Singapore's Squabbling Lees Back in the Limelight
An ongoing family feud erupted this week in the city-state.
Singapore's Squabbling Lees Back in the Limelight
Lee Kuan Yew’s Singapore Bloomed in the Shadow of the Cold War
March 28, 2017
Lee Kuan Yew’s Singapore Bloomed in the Shadow of the Cold War
Singapore's rise can't be separated from the context of the Cold War in Southeast Asia.
Lee Kuan Yew’s Singapore Bloomed in the Shadow of the Cold War
Lee Kuan Yew’s Legacy for China-Singapore Relations
December 05, 2016
Lee Kuan Yew’s Legacy for China-Singapore Relations
LKY's efforts to balance between China and the US still shape Singaporean diplomacy, including on the South China Sea.
Lee Kuan Yew’s Legacy for China-Singapore Relations
Beware the Specter of Reactionism in Southeast Asia
November 24, 2016
Beware the Specter of Reactionism in Southeast Asia
The region is not immune from a trend we are witnessing globally.
Beware the Specter of Reactionism in Southeast Asia
Do Singaporeans Really Vote Along Racial Lines?
March 03, 2016
Do Singaporeans Really Vote Along Racial Lines?
How did Lee Kuan Yew arrive at his conclusion that voter bias existed in the Republic?
Do Singaporeans Really Vote Along Racial Lines?
Asia’s Political Dynasties
November 30, 2015
Asia’s Political Dynasties
Postwar dynasties in Asia have been remarkably persistent.
Asia’s Political Dynasties
What 1965 Means in Southeast Asia
October 30, 2015
What 1965 Means in Southeast Asia
The year 1965 is politically significant in several Southeast Asian states.
What 1965 Means in Southeast Asia
No Easy Win for Singapore’s PAP
September 05, 2015
No Easy Win for Singapore’s PAP
All signs are pointing to a tough election for Singapore’s ruling People’s Action Party.
No Easy Win for Singapore’s PAP
Southeast Asia's Unlikely Young Dissidents
July 10, 2015
Southeast Asia's Unlikely Young Dissidents
A look at some of the faces in the region's new generation of change seekers.
Southeast Asia's Unlikely Young Dissidents
Prison Notes of a Singaporean Teenager
June 30, 2015
Prison Notes of a Singaporean Teenager
Facebook posts from Amos Yee underscore Singapore’s excessive response to an offensive video.
Prison Notes of a Singaporean Teenager
Urban Water Management in Singapore: Past, Present and Future
June 10, 2015
Urban Water Management in Singapore: Past, Present and Future
The country’s impressive history with water management leaves it well placed to tackle new challenges.
Urban Water Management in Singapore: Past, Present and Future
Amos Yee, Free Speech and Lessons from Singapore
May 21, 2015
Amos Yee, Free Speech and Lessons from Singapore
Why we should think carefully before criticizing Singapore’s stance on Amos Yee.
Amos Yee, Free Speech and Lessons from Singapore
Lee Kuan Yew’s Enduring Legacy
April 02, 2015
Lee Kuan Yew’s Enduring Legacy
To understand and emulate Singapore’s success, other countries must try to understand the mind of its visionary leader.
Lee Kuan Yew’s Enduring Legacy
Lee Kuan Yew’s Singapore as a Model for Kazakhstan
March 30, 2015
Lee Kuan Yew’s Singapore as a Model for Kazakhstan
Singapore’s recently deceased leader had a fan in Central Asia.
Lee Kuan Yew’s Singapore as a Model for Kazakhstan
Lee Kuan Yew and Singapore’s Future
March 28, 2015
Lee Kuan Yew and Singapore’s Future
Singapore is much better prepared for the post-Lee Kuan Yew era than many of its critics admit.
Lee Kuan Yew and Singapore’s Future
Lee Kuan Yew: A Tribute to a Visionary Pragmatist
March 27, 2015
Lee Kuan Yew: A Tribute to a Visionary Pragmatist
Singapore’s former prime minister was a rare leader who combined vision with action.
Lee Kuan Yew: A Tribute to a Visionary Pragmatist
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