India

Inspired by the nonviolent activism of iconic social reformist Mahatma Gandhi, an Indian non-profit organization called 5th Pillar is addressing the country's problem of corrupt officials by handing them fake money.

Every year, 15 million girls are forced into marriage, many of them before they turn 15. It's a practice that happens across cultures and across religions, resulting in poverty, health issues, and a lack of education for girls worldwide.

Monday, November 3, 2014

AAM partnered with NDTV (India), ARY Digital (Pakistan) and Tolo News (Afghanistan) to launch a groundbreaking trilateral town hall series, connecting audiences and government officials in India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan for a televised dialogue that broadcast in all three countries.

Manika Raikwal Ahirwal

Outlet: 
NDTV
Country: 
India

What does the natural gas boom mean for renewable energy in the U.S. and how are other countries addressing their growing energy needs?

"This is an unfinishable battle. [You] try to do everything, but it is a long war." 
– Gyula Almási, head of Hungary’s Intellectual Property Rights Defense Department

"When I worked in the state department, we made the decision to put diplomats into the front lines in Iraq and Afghanistan. That's an entirely different proposition than serving in Rome."
– Former Ambassador Nicholas Burns

It seems that today you can’t turn on the television (or the radio) without hearing talk of American decline. The country is in the throes of a financial crisis, and grinding through two wars. China, India, Russia and others are sitting at the big kids’ table, and even a recent National Intelligence Council report warns that America’s unipolar moment is over. Others say, not so fast—the US has been declared dead before, but it turns out it was just resting. We take the measure of American power and leadership amid the rise of the rest. 

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