In this Straits Times profile feature, Mr Parag Khanna, a senior fellow at the New America Foundation and the Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA), talks not only about his forward looking perspectives on international affairs, but also the other passions he holds in life.
'The power couple' is how the Straits Times' Cheong Suk Wai describes both the distinguished Dr. Khanna, whose perspectives on a myriad of geopolitical issues are well sought after, and his wife, an equally accomplished adviser on technology.
Dr. Khanna speaks on why they chose to move to Singapore. Technologically-savvy cities are set to drive the world economy, and few cities can match Singapore on those terms. Dr. Khanna says Singapore is "dynamic, agile and constructive," with a "very strategic thinking". Speaking on innovation in Singapore, he emphasises that "No other country makes it its official policy to be a living lab."
The full article is available here: S'pore 'a living lab' to power couple [Straits Times, 24 August 2012]