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Shashi Tharoor:
Shashi Tharoor: Warum Nationen den Weg der "soft" power einschlagen sollten

TEDIndia 2009 · 17:53 · Filmed Nov 2009
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Shashi Tharoor: Shashi Tharoor: Warum Nationen den Weg der "soft" power einschlagen sollten
17:53 · Filmed November 2009 at TEDIndia 2009 · Subtitles available in 21 languages

Indien wird schnell zu einer Supermacht, sagt Shashi Tharoor—nicht nur durch Handel und Politk, sondern durch "soft" power, seine Fähigkeit die Kultur des Landes durch Essen, Musik, Technologie, Bollywood, mit der Welt zu teilen. Er ist der Auffassung, dass auf Dauer nicht die Grösse der Armee so entscheidend sein wird,wie die Fähigkeit eines Landes sich auf die Herzen und Gemüter der Welt auszuwirken.

Politician and writer
After a long career at the UN, and a parallel life as a novelist, Shashi Tharoor became a member of India's Parliament. He spent 10 months as India's Minister for External Affairs, building connections between India and the world. Full bio
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