Archive for December, 2010

And the WikiLeaks continue.  Is there a neighbor that Lee Kuan Yew hasn’t insulted yet?  Phnom Penh Post: Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew said Cambodia should not have been accepted into ASEAN due to its lack of shared values with the bloc’s founding members, according to a secret diplomatic cable released yesterday by the […]

More WikiLeaks about Lee’s foot-in-mouth syndrome, this time on Myanmar.  Washington Post: Singapore statesman Lee Kuan Yew considered Myanmar’s junta leaders “stupid” and “dense,” according to classified U.S. documents released this week by WikiLeaks. The Singapore leader said dealing with Myanmar’s military regime was like “talking to dead people,” according to a confidential briefing on […]

More uncensored comments by Lee Kuan Yew released on WikiLeaks, with his opinions on the Anwar Ibrahim trial and Malaysian politics making the largest waves.  Sydney Morning Herald: The cable that deals with Dr Anwar’s sodomy case, dated November 2008 and released exclusively to The Sun-Herald by WikiLeaks, states: ”The Australians said that Singapore’s intelligences […]