- Columnist, Wall Street Journal, 2010-present
- Indonesia Correspondent, 2000-2004; India Bureau Chief, 1999-2000, Far Eastern Economic Review
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.
Islamic radicals have become very sophisticated in their use of online technology and social media to recruit Americans. The US must adopt a more aggressive approach to combating this propaganda.
The Nobel Committee may have awarded this year’s Peace Prize to an Indian and a Pakistani, but the problems in young Malala Yousafzai’s country are all its own.
In America, Bill Clinton is sometimes referred to as the first Black president for his natural affinity toward African-Americans. In a similar vein, Narendra Modi may well be India’s first Indian-American Prime Minister.
The US-India relationship is of great strategic significance to the United States because of their confluence of interests in countering the influence of China and promoting democratic values and a market-based economy.
Modi’s US visit goes beyond symbolism to substance, thereby resetting the mood for US-India relations.
For Mr. Modi, the success or failure of his five-day visit to New York and Washington hinges not so much on confabulations about grand strategy but his ability to convince investors that India is once again open for business.