Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

The Brookings Cafeteria

Jan 13, 2017

Shivshankar Menon, a distinguished fellow in Foreign Policy at Brookings and a former Indian foreign minister and national security advisor, shares some of his experiences behind the scenes of some of India’s most critical foreign policy decisions. In his new book, “Choices: Inside the Making of India’s Foreign Policy,” Ambassador Menon reflects on the difficult choices that one of the world’s great, rising powers has had to make.

Also in this episode, part three of a conversation with Greg Clark, author of the 2016 book, “Global Cities: A Short History.” You can listen to part one about the history of global cities in our November 4 episode, and part 2—a discussion of cities to include Singapore, Vienna, and San Diego—aired on December 9.

Subscribe to the Brookings Cafeteria on iTunes, listen in all the usual places, send feedback email to, and follow us and tweet us at @policypodcasts on Twitter.

BCP is part of the Brookings Podcast Network.