Jeffrey D. Sachs argues that the mono-causal analysis of the book, 'Why Nations Fail,’ – that economic development hinges on a country’s political institutions – ignores important factors (such as geography) that can also affect growth.
The South African Foreign Policy Initiative republished Gateway House's Hari Seshasayee's interview of Ambassador Deepak Bhojwani. They discussed India’s prospects in Latin America with regard to food and energy security.
The Indian Express quoted Gateway House's Manjeet Kripalani in its article on Tim Sebastian's new show 'The Outsider' which features debates on topics like corruption. She argues that corruption is led by the corporate elite who walk hand in hand with the politicians.
Is a focus on a nuclear Iran in international forums such as the UN General Assembly necessary and appropriate? At a time when other crises – including Syria and Palestine – require the world’s undivided attention, this inordinate focus raises major concerns.
The biggest change in the first U.S. presidential debate for 2012 was the way both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney moderated differences about government and the private sector. Foreign policy came up only briefly, but it will be a theme during the next round of debates later this month.
All the major economic forces in the world have come together in Africa in a new version of the Great Game. The competition for the continent’s resources will ultimately harm Africa unless Africa uses this opportunity to its advantage and to address its own serious problems.
Gateway House's Rajni Bakshi analyses the Mahatma's civilizational vision and explains how it can guide us through contemporary economic and identity-related conflicts.
As India looks to diversify its sources for energy imports and grapples with food security issues, it is looking more towards Latin America. Gateway House interviews Ambassador Deepak Bhojwani to discuss India’s prospects with this increasingly significant region.
Gandhi’s little-known work on what it means to be truly civilized may be crucial to the future of our species. There seems to be an absence of a moral framework that serves as the basis of our pursuit of wealth & pleasure. Can such a framework guide us through contemporary economic and identity-related conflicts?
On 28 September, Brajesh Mishra, the former Indian National Security Advisor passed away in a hospital in New Delhi. Amit Baruah, journalist and Gateway House's South Asia Fellow, recounts the remarkable contributions of this veteran Foreign Service Officer in shaping India's foreign policy.