- Columnist, Wall Street Journal, 2010-present
- Indonesia Correspondent, 2000-2004; India Bureau Chief, 1999-2000, Far Eastern Economic Review
The one glaring exception to Narendra Modi’s impressive foreign policy record so far: a rudderless approach to Pakistan that lurches between unrelenting toughness and the promise of a thaw.
The next president’s policy toward South Asia will determine, in large part, if democratic gains made in Asia since the end of the Cold War can be consolidated.
As India’s 11th president, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam arguably left a deeper mark on the public imagination than virtually any of his predecessors.
India could learn a thing or two from Prime Minister David Cameron’s remarkable speech on how to address a sensitive subject without either flinching from the truth or carelessly tarring an entire community.
A new program to streamline cooking-gas subsidies has saved the Indian government $2 billion this year. Next up: food, fuel and fertilizer subsidies.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi often says the government has no business being in business. It has even less business being in the bedroom.
As an upstart party that has ruled India for only seven of its 68 years as an independent country, BJP would be foolish to believe that preserving the status quo will work for it.
Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley discusses economic reforms currently underway in India and lays out his plans for Asia’s third-largest economy.
As India steps up its economic diplomacy in the neighborhood, Pakistan risks falling further behind.
So are we living in an Asian Century or aren’t we? That is an open question. The economic and demographic outlooks in the region cast doubt on the robustness of Northeast Asia’s future growth. The United States should look to South and Southeast Asia for the future of Asian growth
Modi needs to ignite the imagination of investors and show he’s serious about reform.