Tom Friedman in the IE Adda

31 Oct,2011

By A Correspondent

Flat-world proponent Thomas Friedman was the special guest at the third Indian Express Adda on October 28. Mr Friedman, Foreign Affairs Columnist, The New York Times in New Delhi, is a three-time Pulitzer prize winner and author of several famous books including The World is Flat, From Beirut to Jerusalem and the most recent That used to be US.

Every week he helps millions understand and interpret change in a way no other commentator does. Along Mr Shekhar Gupta, Editor in Chief, Indian Express Group, Mr Friedman debated and discussed several topics of international significance and discussed it with the enthusiastic crowd. Issues regarding global slowdown, economic issues in Europe and US, rise of China as a global force to reckon with, capitalism, neo-imperialism, the uprising in Middle East and North Africa etcetera were some of the topics discussed at length in what was an intriguing and thought-provoking evening.

This is the third Adda hosted by the Indian Express.  Guests at previous Addas were Sir Martin Sorrell and Shahrukh Khan, in New Delhi and Mumbai respectively.

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