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Shashi Tharoor

Former Indian Minister of State for External Affairs; Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs

An author, politician and former international civil servant, Shashi Tharoor straddles several worlds of experience. Currently a second-term Lok Sabha MP representing the Thiruvananthapuram constituency and chairman of the parliamentary standing committee on external affairs, he has previously served as minister of state for human resource development and minister of state for external affairs in the government of India. During his nearly three-decade long prior career at the United Nations, he served as a peacekeeper, refugee worker and administrator at the highest levels, serving as under-secretary general during Kofi Annan's leadership of the organization. Dr. Tharoor is also an award-winning author of works of both fiction as well as non-fiction.
El patriotismo por obligación es un

El patriotismo por obligación es un peligro

<img alt="indian flag" src="http://i.huffpost.com/gen/4931832/thumbs/n-INDIAN-FLAG-medium.jpg" />La globalización prometía un mundo con cada vez menos diferencias y cada vez más libertad que aceptaría e incluiría a todo el mundo. El nacionalismo actual resalta las diferencias, hace hincapié en las virtudes particulares asociadas con las personas políticamente definidas y busca infundir lealtad y compromiso al Estado y a sus emblemas.
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