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Shashi Tharoor: Națiunile ar trebui să considere puterea 'soft'

TEDIndia 2009 · 17:53 · Filmed Nov 2009
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India e pe cale de a deveni rapid o superputere, spune Shashi Tharoor — nu doar prin schimburi comerciale şi politică, ci şi prin putere "soft", abilitatea ei de a-şi împărtăşi cultura cu lumea prin intermediul bucătăriei, muzicii, tehnologiei, Bollywoodului. Argumentul său este că pe termen lung nu mărimea armatei e cea care contează atât de mult, cât abilitatea unei ţări de a influenţa inimile şi minţile oamenilor din lumea întreagă.

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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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