Parag Khanna

Parag Khanna is Director of the Global Governance Initiative and Senior Research Fellow in the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation. Named one of Esquire’s 75 Most Influential People of the 21st Century, Khanna was a senior geopolitical advisor to United States Special Operations Forces in Iraq and Afghanistan in 2007. He is the author of “The Second World: Empire and Influence in the New Global Order.” His writings have appeared in The New York Times, The Financial Times, Harper’s Magazine, Policy Review, Foreign Policy, Prospect (U.K.), Slate, and Survival (U.K.), and he has been featured on CNN, BBC, Al Jazeera International, National Public Radio, and Doordarshan (India).