Shashi Tharoor:
Shashi Tharoor: Hvorfor nationer bør tilstræbe 'soft power'

TEDIndia 2009 · 17:53 · Filmed Nov 2009
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Indien er hurtigt ved at blive en supermagt, siger Shashi Tharoor — ikke kun gennem handel og politik, men gennem 'soft power', dets evne til at dele dets kultur med verden gennem mad, musik, teknologi, Bollywood. Han argumenterer for at det på lang sigt ikke handler om hærens størrelse, lige så meget som landets evne til at påvirke verdens hjerter og sind.

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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