NEW YORK, May 19, 2014 - Bobby Ghosh, Devesh Kapur, Vani Tripathi, and Frank Wisner assess Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party's landslide victory in a panel discussion moderated by Marshall Bouton of the Asia Society Policy Institute. (1 hr., 25 min.)
Marshall Bouton is the Interim Director of the Asia Society Policy Institute. Previously, he served as President of The Chicago Council on Global Affairs from 2001-13.
Bobby Ghosh is Quartz's Managing Editor, based in New York City. He has strong opinions on foreign affairs, food and football... Not necessarily in that order. Ghosh was previously at TIME Magazine for 16 years, including stints in Hong Kong, London, Baghdad, New York and Washington.
Devesh Kapur is an Associate Professor and Director of the Center for the Advanced Study of India at the University of Pennsylvania. His latest book is Diaspora, Democracy and Development: The Impact of International Migration from India on India.
Tom Nagorski became Executive Vice President of the Asia Society following a three-decade career in journalism — having served most recently as Managing Editor for International Coverage at ABC News. Before that he was Foreign Editor for World News Tonight, and a reporter and producer based in Russia, Germany and Thailand. Nagorski was the recipient of eight Emmy awards and the Dupont Award for excellence in international coverage, as well as a fellowship from the Henry Luce Foundation. He has written for several publications and is the author of Miracles on the Water: The Heroic Survivors of a World War II U-Boat Attack.
Frank G. Wisner
Frank G. Wisner is a Foreign Affairs Advisor at Patton Boggs. During his U.S. diplomatic career, which spanned four decades and eight American presidents, he served as Ambassador to Egypt, India, the Philippines, and Zambia, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, and Under Secretary of State for International Security Affairs.