Imperfect Democracies

Imperfect Democracies

I began writing my column for India Currents at the time of the Kargil crisis of 1999. America, India, and their partnership have undergone profound changes since then. America and India have each enjoyed some important national successes and some grand failures. In...
Obama Got Osama

Obama Got Osama

The Abbotabad raid was an act of profound symbolic importance. Its immediate material impact on terrorism is not much. But its symbolic impact will have material consequences in time. The greatest impact will not be in Pakistan or in the Muslim world. The greatest...
Poverty In India

Poverty In India

Indian economic growth has been accelerating steadily over the last few decades and may well exceed ten percent per annum in the near future. Yet India as a whole is still quite poor, and the poorest Indians are among the world’s poorest. The average Indian’s income...