January 3, 2014

The Strange Case of Manmohan Singh

Joshua Keating, Slate

The Associated Press

In the abstract, it’s hard to imagine a situation under which a leader retires after a decade-long tenure under which more than 137 million people were lifted out of poverty and be generally considered a disappointing failure, but that’s exactly the situation facing Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who officially announced today, as had been widely expected, that he will be retiring after this year’s elections.

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