Kishore Mahbubani: The Rise of Asia and the Decline of the West

Conversations With History: Rise of Asia and Decline of West

Kishore Mahbubani, Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.


Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Kishore Mahbubani for a discussion of the changing relationship between the West and Asia. In the interview, he describes the major transformations occurring because of the march of modernity made possible by the ideas and global institutions created by the West. He goes on to criticize the West for failing to adapt to the changing balance of power which follows from Asia's rise.


Kishore Mahbubani
Publication date: 
February 21, 2008
Publication type: 
Conversations with History