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By Tom Plate

Political genius is rarely with no controversy, or with no secret. this can be what makes it so attention-grabbing and so infrequent. Is Lee Kuan Yew the feral, authoritarian determine that Western critics declare? Or a stoic pioneer in new techniques to constructing a nation―uncorrupt, smooth, nearly scientific?American journalist Tom Plate first interviewed the founding father of glossy Singapore in 1996 in a continual back-and-forth with LKY that ended in the summer season of 2009, whilst the previous top minister agreed to sit for 2 days of unprecedentedly casual yet severe conversations that resulted in this unique publication. This re-creation comprises interesting excerpts from past interviews, in addition to the author's evaluate of the fellow who is going down in historical past because the world's longest-serving best minister―and as essentially the most unforgettable political figures of contemporary instances. “You have performed a great task of taking pictures the numerous elements of this striking man….” – Dr Henry A. Kissinger on Conversations with Lee Kuan Yew

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