25 September, 2020

'The Private Sector Is India's True Face–Open, Pragmatic'

A conversation with a man described as "one of the 21 most important people of the 21st century", who, if we believe the buzz, might be the first Asian-born US secretary of state.

'The Private Sector Is India's True Face–Open, Pragmatic'
outlookindia.com
-0001-11-30T00:00:00+05:53
Indian-born, Harvard-educated Fareed Zakaria is an award-winning journalist and editor of Newsweek International. He is also an author, columnist and broadcaster. His column on international affairs, World Views, is widely circulated; his recent book is The Future of Freedom: Illiberal Democracy at Home and Abroad, and he hosts a weekly current affairs show on ABC Television. Esquire described him as "one of the 21 most important people of the 21st century". The buzz is he might be the first Asian-born US secretary of state. Excerpts from the interview.

Do you think the rise of India and China accentuates the need for America to engage the outside world better? Do you feel there is a better understanding of India and the changes it is undergoing now?
America is a vast continental nation surrounded by two large oceans and two weak neighbours. But because of its dominant position in the world, it’s crucial that it better understand what’s going on abroad. The problem in America is not at the elite level. Professionals in Washington, policy wonks and...

unsub

THIS ARTICLE IS PRICELESS...

To read this piece, and more such stories in India's most exciting and exacting magazine, plus get access to our 25-year archives goldmine, please subscribe.


More from Saumya Roy


Latest Magazine

October 05, 2020
content

other articles from the issue

articles from the previous issue

Other magazine section