Commentary Topics

New phase in India-U.S. ties

by Harsh V. Pant

What India's prime minister and a lame-duck U.S. president have just accomplished again underscores how well Narendra Modi understands the workings of modern-day diplomacy and how far ahead he is of his political critics.

Jan 30, 2015

Fanatics, charlatans and economics

by Jean-marie Guéhenno

National chauvinism and religious fundamentalism are here to stay, and with them the terrorism that extremists of all stripes embrace, because both phenomena are ideally suited to the age of the individual, providing imaginary answers to personal angst.