Parag Khanna directs the Global Governance
Initiative in the American Strategy Program of the New America Foundation. He
has been a fellow at the Brookings Institution and worked for the World
Economic Forum and the Council on Foreign Relations. During 2007, he was a
senior geopolitical advisor to U.S. Special Operations Command. Born in India,
Khanna was raised in the United Arab Emirates, the United States, and Germany.
He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from the School of Foreign Service
at Georgetown University and is completing his Ph.D. at the London School of
Economics. He has written for major global publications such as The New York
Times and Financial Times and appeared on CNN and other
television media around the world. Having traveled in close to one hundred
countries. He is a member of the Explorers Club. How to Run the World is his latest book.