April 19, 2014

'We Need a Dictator with a Gun and a Hoover'

James Traub, Foreign Policy

The Associated Press

Can India's likely next prime minister unleash his country's economy without allowing his Hindu nationalist base to run free?

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India's Pro-Rapist Party
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The National
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