REUTERS/Edgar Su - Singapore's former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew (C) walks back to his seat after unveiling his new book at the Istana in Singapore August 6, 2013.

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Pragmatism and practice: Presenting The Big Ideas of Lee Kuan Yew

February 25, 2015

On February 25, the Center for East Asia Policy Studies at Brookings hosted presentations on Lee Kuan Yew's ideas on governance and his approach to foreign policy by Ambassadors Chan Heng Chee and Bilahari Kausikan, contributors to the new book The Big Ideas of Lee Kuan Yew (Straits Times Press, 2014). Among many attempts to describe and analyze Lee’s career, The Big Ideas of Lee Kuan Yew is unique in that its authors have worked closely with him in diplomacy, politics, governance, and law, and can provide first-hand observations.

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