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Looking East to Look West: Lee Kuan Yew's Mission India

Looking East to Look West
Synopsis

When P.V. Narasimha Rao and Manmohan Singh launched India’s ‘Look East’ policy, it was only the first stage of the strategy to foster economic and security cooperation with the United States. But ‘Looking East’ became an end in itself, and Singapore a valid destination, largely because of Lee Kuan Yew. He had been trying since the 1950s to persuade India's leaders that China would steal a march on them if they neglected domestic reform and ignored a region that India had influenced profoundly in ancient times. With his deep understanding of Indian life, close ties with India's leaders from Jawaharlal Nehru on, and sound grasp of realpolitik, Lee never tired of stressing that Asia would be ‘submerged’ if India did not ‘emerge’.

Book Detail


Publisher: ISEAS
Year: 2009
ISBN: 9789814279048
Pages: 384
RM72.00*

*excluding postage charges

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1. Pls SMS 019-2232002 (Type <Looking East to Look West>)
2. After confirmation from the administrator, pay the amount to maybank2u.com or Maybank Kawanku to account Faisal bin Mustaffa (MBB 114179439605)


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