Featuring Alyssa Ayres on February 22, 2018

Boasting a robust economy, technical excellence, and growing military prowess, India is poised to exert significant influence on everything from global trade and climate change to clean energy and worker mobility. It’s been a long road, and one marked by daunting challenges—extreme poverty, sparse infrastructure and widespread discrimination among India’s diverse population.

Alyssa Ayres, senior fellow for India, Pakistan and South Asia at the Council on Foreign Relations, reveals just what’s at stake for the nation as she discusses her new book—Our Time Has Come: How India is Making Its Place in the World.

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