Category Archives: Articles

How strategic is Sri Lanka? | April 8, 2014
By Parag Khanna
The island represents an ideal trans-shipment hub for Chinese goods branching off to Africa, the Arab states of the Gulf Cooperation Council such as Saudi Arabia, India --...

Geotechnology and Global Change

Global Policy | February 2014
Collectively, this volume contributes to the growing body of research on how emerging technology areas interact with each other, what policy issues arise from those interactions, and how...

Against Growth Market Pessimism

World Post | January 22, 2014
By Parag Khanna
In 2009, the Financial Times and other media confidently predicted that China's economy had "hit a wall" and that China's entire political order could come crashing ...

The End of the Nation-State?

The New York Times | October 13, 2013
By Parag Khanna
Every five years, the United States National Intelligence Council, which advises the director of the Central Intelligence Agency, publishes a report forecasting the l...

Supply Chain Global Governance

The Economist Management Blog | September 16, 2013
By Parag Khanna
Five years since the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the post-financial crisis world has played out quite differently from the dominant narrative o...

Time for an ASEAN Dream | August 15, 2013
By Parag Khanna
Over the past year I've revisited a host of Southeast Asian countries I first began traveling in more than a decade ago. The region's progress has been remarkable both in terms o...

Seizing the Singapore Dream

Straits Times | August 6, 2013
By Parag Khanna
For generations, people around the world aspired to emulate the “American Dream”. This fundamental ethos connotes freedom, equal opportunity and upward mobility. As...

Where will you live in 2050?

Reuters | August 6, 2013
By Parag Khanna and Greg Lindsay
Which cities will have the luck, the foresight and the resilience to cope with the convergence of these 21st century risks? Where would you choose to set...