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Machiavelli ' s Tiger : Lee Kuan Yew and Singapore ' s Authoritarian Regime

  title={Machiavelli ' s Tiger : Lee Kuan Yew and Singapore ' s Authoritarian Regime},
  author={Uri Gordon},
Between being loved and being feared, I have always believed Machiavelli was right. If nobody is afraid of me, I'm meaningless. Lee Kuan Yew, 6.10.1997 Introduction 'History', observes Adorno, 'is the unity of continuity and discontinuity'. Even a basic awareness to this reality should be enough to prevent anyone – especially the new sojourner into the realm of political science – from making coarse comparisons between past and present. And yet, sometimes the picture is so compelling, so… Expand
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