Kishore Mahbubani

Kishore Mahbubani is Dean and Professor in the Practice of Public Policy of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore. From 1971-2004 he served as Singapore’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations and was President of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) in January 2001 and May 2002. He has a M.A. in Philosophy from Dalhousie University and First Class honors degree in Philosophy from the University of Singapore.

Professor Mahbubani is a critic of Westernization and argues that global organizations such as the IMF and UN are created to benefit the West and subsequently impose corrupt Western values on the rest of the world.

Representative Publications 

Mahbubani, Kishore. “Is China Losing the Diplomatic Plot?.” Project Syndicate, 26 July 2012

Mahbubani, Kishore. “The OECD: A Classic Sunset Organisation.” Global Policy 3.1. (2012)

Mahbubani, Kishore. “Asia has had enough of excusing the west.” Financial Times, January 25, 2011

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