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Members of the public wait in line with cards and flowers to pay their respects to the late Lee Kuan Yew at the Parliament House where he will lie in state for four days, March 26, 2015, in Singapore.

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Analysis & Opinions - Los Angeles Times

The Sayings of Lee Kuan Yew, the Sage of Singapore

| March 25, 2015

Lee Kuan Yew, the former prime minister of Singapore who died Monday, was more than his country's founding father. Not only did he raise a poor, notoriously corrupt port from the bottom rungs of the Third World to a modern First World nation in a single generation, but he was also one of two certifiable grand masters of international strategy in the last half century (Henry Kissinger being the other).

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Graham Allison Discusses his book on Lee Kuan Yew at Cambridge Forum

| October 23, 2013

Belfer Center Director Graham Allison discussed his book Lee Kuan Yew: The Grand Master’s Insights on China, the United States, and the World at a Cambridge Forum in Harvard Square on October 21. The public event also was broadcast by National Public Radio stations across the country.

Lee Kuan Yew visits the United States, 2002

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Analysis & Opinions - Forbes

Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew Talks America's Strengths And Weaknesses

| February 13, 2013

Both in the United States and abroad, many influential observers argue that the U.S. is in systemic decline. Not so, says Lee Kuan Yew, the sage of Singapore. Lee is not only a student of the rise and fall of nations.  He is also the founder of modern Singapore. As prime minister from 1959 to 1990, he led its rise from a poor, small, corrupt port to a first-world city-state in just one generation.