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A New Party for the Global Era

Indra Adnan | Posted 12.08.2014 | Politics
Indra Adnan

How can those of us who feel like global citizens already -- which is not everyone, granted -- begin to act like global citizens?

The Shutdown Hurts America's Softpower in the World

András Simonyi | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
András Simonyi

The shutdown might be short lived, but it will still have a damaging effect on how America is perceived, undermining its ability to exert influence in the world.

Britain Has to Lead With Soft Power

Indra Adnan | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics
Indra Adnan

Cameron, like Blair, cries: we can't stand idly by, wringing our hands. Damn right: take action but not of the killing kind.

WikiLeaks and the Disconnectivity of the Web

Indra Adnan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Indra Adnan

I am ambivalent about WikiLeaks. While I go with the undisputed righteousness of principles like freedom of speech, I feel I am being dragged into a fight that is not my own.

It's not American Leadership the World Wants, it's American Companionship

Indra Adnan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Indra Adnan

It was a surprise that Obama didn't mention any commitment to the world and its citizens in his victory speech and there is every chance he won't spare us a line in his inaugural address.

Men and Women Take on the Economy Together

Indra Adnan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Indra Adnan

Tim, Larry, Christina and Melody: half men, half women in a balanced partnership to face a global crisis and reshape the economic culture of the early 21st Century.