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Shashi Tharoor:
Shashi Tharoor: Por que as nações devem buscar o "soft" power (poder "brando")?

TEDIndia 2009 · 17:53 · Filmed Nov 2009
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A Índia está tornando-se rapidamente uma superpotência, diz Shashi Tharoor — não apenas por causa do comércio e da política, mas em razão do "soft" power, a habilidade de divulgar pelo mundo sua cultura: comida, música, tecnologia e Bollywood. Ele argumenta que no longo prazo o tamanho do exército não será tão importante quanto a capacidade de um país em influenciar os corações e mentes no mundo.

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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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