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May 14, 2019

India
Ethnic and Caste Politics, Hindu Nationalism, and the Indian Elections

General elections for India’s lower house of parliament began on April 11 and will last through May 19, with all ballots counted on May 23. This is the world’s largest democratic exercise. I had the …

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April 9, 2019

International Organizations
The World Bank Group’s Role in Global Development

Since its founding in 1944, the World Bank has evolved from a lender focused on European reconstruction to the preeminent international institution for economic development and poverty reduction.

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April 10, 2019

India
National Security and the Indian Elections

India begins elections for its lower house on April 11. This will be the world’s largest democratic exercise, and will last through May 19, with ballots counted on May 23. I had the chance to ask Dr…

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses an election campaign rally in Kolkata, India, April 3, 2019.

November 1, 2017

Southeast Asia
ASEAN: The Association of Southeast Asian Nations

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations brings together disparate neighbors to address economic, security, political, and social issues, but its impact remains limited.

A woman sits in front of flags of ASEAN members in Bali, Indonesia, November 16, 2011.

April 14, 2014

India
Why Growth Matters

Teaching Notes for Why Growth Matters by CFR Senior Fellow Jagdish N. Bhagwati and coauthor Arvind Panagriya.

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November 10, 2015

Sub-Saharan Africa
India and Africa: Partners With Potential

This is a guest post by Ashlyn Anderson, research associate for India, Pakistan, and South Asia at the Council on Foreign Relations. India recently hosted a milestone summit attended by delegations …

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November 12, 2015

India
Assessing the Future of U.S.-India Relations

Experts discuss U.S.-India relations and a new CFR independent task force report.

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July 22, 2014

Politics and Government
Hello, Joko “Jokowi” Widodo: President of Indonesia

Sometimes sure things turn out not to be so sure. Just ask Joko Widodo, who is better known to his fellow Indonesians as “Jokowi.” At the start of 2014 he was expected to win Indonesia’s presidential…

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May 7, 2014

Global
Former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan Surveys the State of the World Economy

Alan Greenspan of Greenspan Associates joins McKinsey's Diana Farrell to discuss current trends in the global economy. Greenspan says that although the economy is showing some encouraging signs, sign…

May 7, 2014

Global
Former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan Surveys the State of the World Economy

Alan Greenspan of Greenspan Associates joins McKinsey's Diana Farrell to discuss current trends in the global economy. Greenspan says that although the economy is showing some encouraging signs, sign…