Archive – Articles By Kishore Mahbubani (1999-2012)

Dec 31, 2012Articles, By Kishore Mahbubani

The east will rise above the west
Financial Times, 28 December 2012

Singapore’s record on water and built environment provides a lesson for Asia
The Guardian, 14 December 2012

Keeping the ship on course
The World Today, Volume 68, Number 11, December 2012

“Es gibt nur kleinere Übel” (in German)
Zeit Online, 29 November 2012

Obama’s chance to fashion a new global order
Financial Times, 07 November 2012

Time to accept our place in Asian region
The Australian Financial Review, 29 October 2012

Rule of law offers foundation for long-term democratic hopes
Global Times, 14 October 2012

Is China’s slowdown just western wishful thinking?
Financial Times, 11 October 2012

Australia’s destiny in the Asian Century
The Jakarta Post, 08 September 2012

The Global village
Finance and Development, September Issue 2012

A Lawsky unto himself, or why New York erred on StanChart
Financial Times, 12 August 2012

Rising Peacefully Together
Foreign Policy, 01 August 2012

Is China Losing the Diplomatic Plot?
Project Syndicate, 26 July 2012

The World Health Organization (WHO)
Global Public Health: An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice, Volume 7, Issue 3, 2012

The Lady should look to Asia not Europe (Chinese Version)
Financial Times, 14 June 2012

Kishore Mahbubani: The future we want
United Nations, June 2012

Can the EU learn lessons from ASEAN?
Europe’s World, 22 May 2012

Forget the G8, the US needs a China-India summit
Financial Times, 18 May 2012

The west must work to understand a new world order
Financial Times A-List, 20 April 2012

The OECD: A Classic Sunset Organisation
Global Policy Volume 3. Issue 1. February 2012

Western capitalism has much to learn from Asia (Original Article) (Chinese Version)
(German Version) (Reply: German Letter)
Financial Times, 7 February 2012

China could lead with traditional value of humility and listening
ShanghaiDaily, 19 January 2012

We’re all in the same global boat Online Copy
ShanghaiDaily, 18 January 2012

Looking to China and India for leadership of new world order Online Copy
ShanghaiDaily, 17 January 2012

Global Indian – Inclusive Growth Video
The Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, Jaipur, 8 January, 2012

The calls for global leadership will be unanswered Chinese Version (中文)
Financial Times, 22 December 2011

The new Asian great game
Financial Times, 23 November, 2011

Letter to Netanyahu: time is no longer on Israel’s side
Financial Times, 11 November, 2011

Europe must be nicer to China if it wants its support
Financial Times, 2 November, 2011

To become rich is great but to pay taxes is glorious
Financial Times, 21 October, 2011

The lessons that smug Europe should learn from Asia
Europe’s World summer issue 2011

The World Lost Opportunity
Straits Times, 10 September, 2011

Gaddafi’s and west’s love of the big lie
Financial Times, 5 September, 2011

A Rudderless World
The New York Times – International Herald Tribune, 19 August, 2011

Asia rises
Allen & Overy Annual Review, July, 2011

7 lessons for America from around the world
CNN Global Public Square, July 5, 2011

中共要学会管理成功(The Chinese Communist Party must learn how to manage success)
环球时报Global Times, July 1, 2011

The lessons that smug Europe should learn from Asia
Europe’s World, May 2011

US needs to shed its taboo on economic planning
Financial Times, May 5, 2011

From Cairo to California
Project Syndicate, March, 2011

Can Asia re-legitimize global governance?
Routledge, February, 2011

地政学から見た日本の前途 (English:Japan’s Geopolitical Destiny)
外交 (Gaiko), February, 2011

Asia has had enough of excusing the west
Financial Times, January 25, 2011

The West will use India to contain China’s rise
Business Standard, January 16, 2011

Will China and India grow together or grow apart?
Rediff, January 13, 2011

What Asia Can Teach The Indebted West
Newsweek special issue, December 2010

Asien kann von Europa lernen (German)
Handelsblatt, December 15, 2010

Dislodging the legitimate ‘dictators’
Indian Express, December 03 2010

Why S’porean leaders believe in govt action
THE STRAITS TIMES, December 01, 2010

The World Is Adrift as Nations Skirmish
YaleGlobal Online Magazine, November 23, 2010

Counterpoint: An Ignobel Nobel
The New York Time, November 11, 2010

Keeping our council
IndianExpress, October 29, 2010

The Paradox of Blinking
PROJECT SYNDICATE, October 14, 2010

Take Holistics Approach to Public Policy
THE STRAITS TIMES, October 6, 2010

Problem with Presidents
Newsweek, August 16, 2010

Why Study Philosophy?
The Straits Times, August 11, 2010

Concessions to Victory
Indian Express, July 23, 2010

Lessons for Singapore from the Thai Turmoil
The Straits Times, June 16, 2010

Peru, Latin America should follow Asian pillars
PERUVIAN TIMES, May 19, 2010

Western slant on China skews shape of things to come
National Times, May 19, 2010 Comments

Public Policy Education in Asia: A Sunrise Enterprise
May 2010, Pages 49-51

New Asian Perspectives on Governance
Governance Journal, April 2010

5 Lessons America Can Learn From Asia About Higher Education (Vietnamese Version)
The Chronicle of Higher Education, 7 March, 2010

From True Grit comes Myths
The Straits Times, 3 March, 2010

Can Asia Resolve Global Problems?
By Simon Chesterman and Kishore Mahbubani
Project Syndicate, 3 March, 2010

Europe’s Errors
TIME, March 8, 2010

Beyond the Universal: The Cultural Myopia of US Social Science
Harvard International Review, Winter 2010

Asia’s Role in Global Governance: World Economic Forum Global Redesign Initiative – Singapore Hearing
Social Science Research Network, February 8, 2010

In the Wake of the Financial tsunami
The Banker, January, 2010

Time to Count our Blessings
The Straits Times, 30 December, 2009

Comments on “US and East Asian Security under the Obama Presidency:
A Japanese Perspective”

Asian Economic Policy Review, 2009

America’s Conflicting Destinies
The New York Times, 19 November 2009

End of Whose History?
The New York Times, 11 November 2009

Policymakers Don’t Write off the Implausible
The Straits Times, 04 November 2009

Can Asians Innovate?
Ernst & Young, September 2009

The Republic of Common Sense
The Straits Times, 09 September 2009

Why Asia Wins
Foreign Policy, 24 August 2009

Dealing with Iran-Not just about feeling good
The Straits Times, 19 August 2009

Perspectives on the London Summit
April 2009

India Today, August 2009

Asia Keeps the West’s Betrayed Faith (with William Weld)
The Financial Times, 22 July 2009

Why Singapore Enjoys a Low Crime Rate
The Straits Times, 15 July 2009

India’s New Path to Greatness
Project Syndicate, June 2009

Nothing Official About People
Hindustan Times, 10 June 2009

The Virtues of Secularism
The Straits Times, 20 May 2009

The Audacity of Hope for Palestine
Project Syndicate, April 2009

The Dangers of Democratic Delusions
Ethics & International Affairs, Volume 23.1 (Spring 2009)

Can America Fail?
The Wilson Quarterly, Spring 2009

Be Quick Europe, Or Miss Out On The Asian Century
Europe’s World, Spring 2009

Can Singapore Fail?
The Straits Times, 25 March 2009

Lessons for the West from Asian Capitalism
Financial Times, 18 March 2009

Economist Debate on Brand America, Against the Motion
The Economist, February 2009

What Hillary Didn’t Do in Asia
Newsweek, 28 February 2009

The Asia Renaissance, What Matters
McKinsey & Company, 26 February 2009

The Yin and Yang of Development
The Straits Times, 18 February 2009

Post Amerika
Die Zeit, 29 January 2009

Fixing Uncle Sam’s Image Problem
Newsweek, 30 December 2008

The World’s View of Obama’s Win
Time, Vol. 172, No. 20

Go East Obama
Die Welt, 12 November 2008

Wanted: New Thinking, Not Tinkering
The Straits Times, 6 November 2008

Why Asia Stays Calm in the Storm
Financial Times, 28 October 2008

Korean Paradox: Strong Yet Vulnerable
Joong Ang Daily, 10 October 2008

An Eternity of Geopolitics
The Straits Times, 8 October 2008

环球时报, 6 October 2008

The American-ASEAN Relationship
East-West Dialogue, No. 2, September 2008

Indonesia’s Democratic Miracle
Project Syndicate, September 2008

Learning to Trade in Lies
Hindustan Times, 26 September 2008

The West is Strategically Wrong on Georgia
Financial Times, 20 August 2008

Indonesia’s Political Miracle
The Straits Times, 13 August 2008

India: Worst Polluter?
Hindustan Times, 9 August 2008

环球时报, 7 August 2008

The Case Against the West
Foreign Affairs, May/June 2008

La potenza low profile
Aspenia 41, May 2008

South by South Text
Hindustan Times, 21 May 2008

Europe is a Geopolitical Dwarf
Financial Times, 21 May 2008

Tibet, il moralismo produce Danni
Corriere della Sera, 18 May 2008

Tibet Through Chinese Eyes
Newsweek, 5 May 2008

Le protectionnisme européen: un redoutable défi à l’échelle mondiale
Diplomatie April/May 2008

Not Higher, Faster, Stronger
Hindustan Times, 16 April 2008

The Sermons of Cowards
The Guardian, 28 March 2008

A Choice of Past Present Or Future
The Straits Times, 27 March 2008

Le découplage économique entre les pays industrialisés et l’Asie émergente est un mythe
By Ram Etwareea, Le Temps, 8 March 2008

Smart Power, Chinese Style
American Interest, Vol. III No. 4 March/April 2008

The Myth of Western Aid
Development & Cooperation, No. 02 2008 Volume 49 February 2008

La positiva ascensión de Asia
El Pais, 13 February 2008

If The World Could Vote
Newsweek, 14 January 2008

Make Way For The Rise Of Asia
Newsweek, 19 December 2007

A Tale of Two Dictatorships
Project Syndicate, October 2007

Wake up Washington: The US Risks Losing Asia
Global Asia, Fall 2007

Can India lead?
The Wall Street Journal, 5 April 2007

From Confucius to Kennedy: Principles of East Asian Governance
World Bank East Asia: Visions Volume, January 2007

India: Emerging as Eastern or Western Power
Yale Global Online, 19 December 2006

Creating a Citizen Community in East Asia
Japan Center for Economic Research (JCER) Bulletin, April 2006

The Opportunity of the Cartoon Crisis
Yale Global Online, 9 February 2006

Cooking Progress
Hindustan Times, 19 December 2005

Understanding China
Foreign Affairs, September/October 2005

Indonesia: Seizing a new window of opportunity
Essay for Volume of President SBY’s Essays, 11 July 2005

The Asian Century
Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, 24 July 2005 English translation

Growing global buzz on China and India
The Straits Times, 28 January 2005

Why America Must Rediscover Asia
Following re-election, Bush needs to make up ground in the world’s most dynamic region

Time Asia, Thursday, 4 November 2004

When Asia Emerges, How Will the World Change?
AsiaViews, paper presented at the Asian Voices seminar, Sasakawa Peace Foundation (March 2, 2004)
USA, 12 April 2004

Wake-up Call to the West?
Carngie Council on Ethics and International Affairs, Mar/April 2002

The Straits Times National Day Special – Back to the Future
The Straits Times (Singapore), Aug 9, 2001

Following Singapore’s lead on the road of development
Earth Times, January 15, 2001