- Columnist, Wall Street Journal, 2010-present
- Indonesia Correspondent, 2000-2004; India Bureau Chief, 1999-2000, Far Eastern Economic Review
A quick satire on Obama’s mention of “bankrupt ideology of violent extremism” in his State of the Union speech on January 20, 2015.
The US and India can both talk about shared values and interests, but it remains to be seen if Obama’s visit help match symbolism with substance.
Three experts discuss the implications of Obama’s second trip to India as president.
No major democracy has less to teach the world about how to respond to blasphemy.
Notwithstanding the bumpy start, the odds of Mr. Modi delivering significant economic reform in 2015 look bright.
The Pakistani army should not only go after the terrorist group causing mayhem, but also the underlying ideology that drives it.
When given a choice, ordinary Muslims worldwide show no special affinity for shariah-based financial products.
For Mr. Modi, rolling out the red carpet for Mr. Obama makes sense in terms of both policy and politics. Fortunately for him, the US president also sees the logic of deepening ties with India’s most powerful and popular leader in a generation.
AEI President Arthur Brooks and India’s acclaimed author and commentator Gurcharan Das discuss the dynamic between making money and doing good.
Pakistanis who challenge their country’s barbaric blasphemy law ought to be applauded for their courage. Yet their efforts are doomed to fail.
After a string of massive electoral defeats, India’s left-of-center Congress Party, which has ruled the country for all but 13 years since independence in 1947, is reeling.
Add up all the bad news for Congress and it may be time to start thinking about the once unthinkable: a political landscape where India’s oldest party counts for precious little.