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Modi’s India: A Forecast Roundup

Forecasts about Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister-elect, vary around two axes: Effectiveness — whether he will be effective or be thwarted by India’s nature and his own characteristics Ideology — whether he will be ...

Wen Jiabao at Auschwitz

China’s Prime Minister, Wen Jiabao, visited the former German extermination camp at Auschwitz, Poland, last week. In his remarks, he suggested that “The tragedy of Auschwitz, is the tragedy of the entire human race. This history teaches ...

We Are the Future. Or Are We?

In a recent piece in The New Yorker article, writer Rohinton Mistry mentions growing up in India in the 20th century, “raised to believe that this ancient country was futureless, the only solution to settle in the West, to make a better ...