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Henry Kissinger on leadership, Lee Kuan Yew and US-China relations

The former US secretary of state is optimistic about global leadership despite a divided world.

Dr Henry Kissinger in Singapore in 2018. His new book identifies six transformational leaders. PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO FILE
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Most leaders are managerial, not visionary. But merely managing the status quo isn't the best response to crises. Tough times call for transformational leaders who can transcend the circumstances they inherit, and carry their societies to new heights.

This is the subject of a new book by former United States secretary of state Henry Kissinger, who turned 99 this year.

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