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    • Lee Kuan Yew

    • The Grand Master’s Insights on China, United States, and the World
    • By: Graham Allison, Robert D. Blackwill, Ali Wyne
    • Narrated by: Michael McConnohie, Francis Chau
    • Length: 4 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Lee, the founding father of modern Singapore and its prime minister from 1959 to 1990, has honed his wisdom during more than fifty years on the world stage. Almost single-handedly responsible for transforming Singapore into a Western-style economic success, he offers a unique perspective on the geopolitics of East and West. American presidents from Richard Nixon to Barack Obama have welcomed him to the White House.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thought-provoking

    • By Jean on 12-11-14

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Lost Art of Economic Statecraft

    • By: Robert D. Blackwill, Jennifer M. Harris
    • Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell
    • Length: 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Despite boasting the most powerful economy on earth, the United States too often reaches for the gun instead of the purse in its foreign policy. The country has hardly outgrown its need for military force, but over the past several decades, it has increasingly forgotten a tradition that stretches back to the nation’s founding: the use of economic instruments to accomplish geopolitical objectives, a practice we term “geoeconomics.”

    Regular price: $1.95