Episode 50 – Making India Great

Uzair Younus talks to Dr. Aparna Pande about her new book “Making India Great: The Promise of a Reluctant Global Power. The episode covers a wide range of topics related to India, including domestic politics, economic nationalism, the country’s foreign policy, and its relations with Pakistan.

Dr. Aparna Pande is Director of the Initiative on the Future of India and South Asia at the Hudson Institute, Washington D.C. Her major field of interest is South Asia with a special focus on India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Foreign and Security Policy.

Born in India, Pande received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in History from St. Stephens College at Delhi University before receiving an M. Phil in International Relations from Jawaharlal Nehru University. She completed her Ph.D. in Political Science at Boston University in the United States.

Dr. Pande’s book recommendations are:

The Lessons of History by Will Durant

The March of Folly by Barbara Tuckman