48 minutes | Feb 4th 2021

No such thing as a perfect democracy

Indian affairs analyst Mohamed Zeeshan talks about his new book, Flying Blind, examines how India underestimates its own international standing (2:00); how India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru was ahead of his time yet spread India too thin (9:20); India’s shockingly low diplomatic presence and international influence (12:20); the importance of consistency for a rising power (20:15), why Kashmir is taboo in Indian politics (26:15), the India Story and how it is under threat (34:35) and the best way to restore legitimacy in the face of mass protests (43:50).
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