China and India must have “dreams” that are bigger than the Internet. They need to take the lead in figuring out a new model of development for the 21st Century that intelligently leverages science and technology, but without being seduced by musings about e-commerce that mask deep structural flaws of current economic models.
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Iran, in spite of news stories describing it as a "troubled region", is rich, stable and welcoming. Years of grinding Western sanctions have heavily discounted what it has to offer: one of the most diversified industrial and agricultural sectors in the Middle East; a large, developed domestic market; a young, educated population; and the largest proportion of educated women in the Middle East.
Southeast Asia’s environmental catastrophe must be the catalyst for transformative solutions, not merely tutting at Indonesia, or hoping plantation owners will follow non-enforceable pledges.