Author Series: Our Time Has Come

A Conversation with Alyssa Ayers and Elisabeth Bumiller on the Rise of India

On May 14, 2018, the WFPG hosted a conversation with Author Alyssa Ayres and New York Times Washington Bureau Chief Elisabeth Bumiller on Ayres' new book Our Time Has Come: How India is Making its Place in the World. During her remarks, Ayers, a Council on Foreign Relations Senior Fellow and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia, underlined that India’s economic growth has vaulted it into the ranks of the world's great powers, and she considers how the US and the international system need to adjust to make room for India at the table. Ayers also addressed the obstacles that India continues to face, both regionally and domestically. Read more

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Where is US Foreign Policy?
Fake News, Nuclear Proliferation, and Proxy Wars

On April 17th, Natasha Bertrand of The Atlantic, David Sanger of The New York Times and Nancy Youssef of The Wall Street Journal joined Elisabeth Bumiller for a conversation on the state of US foreign policy. The expert reporters covered the flash-points dominating the news cycle including military strikes in Syria, possible summit with North Korea, upheaval in Trump's national security team, and the Mueller investigation.

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