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Tom Plate's Conversations with Lee Kuan Yew: Some Wise Words for Dysfunctional Western Democracies

Nathan Gardels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nathan Gardels

Though putting it into terms of the Western mind, Plate gets it right in the end: Lee Kuan Yew is a mix of Plato and Machiavelli. Lee, he points out, not only believes in the reasoned rule of a learned elite.