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Nayan Chanda

Nayan Chanda, formerly editor of the Far Eastern Economic Review and founding editor of YaleGlobal Online, is currently associate professor of international relations at Ashoka University in Haryana, India. Chanda began his career in journalism as a foreign correspondent in wartime Saigon. Among his previous roles, Chanda was a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington and also served as editor of the Asian Wall Street Journal Weekly. In 2001 Chanda was appointed director of publications at the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization at Yale University. Chanda is the author of "Bound Together: How Traders, Preachers, Adventurers and Warriors Shaped Globalization" (Yale, 2007) and "Brother Enemy: The War After the War" (Harcourt, 1986). He is the winner of the 2005 Shorenstein Award for Journalism, presented for lifetime achievement.

Articles By Nayan Chanda

Fall of Kabul: Vietnam Just Welcomed the US Vice President. But Will the Taliban Ever Host an American Factory in Afghanistan? By Nayan Chanda - Sep 1, 2021

As the Taliban took control of Kabul, the TV commentariat was full of analogies from the fall of Saigon. The memes of desperate people waiting to board US helicopters in Saigon in April 1975 and Chinook helicopters hovering over the US embassy in Kabul in August 2021 do indeed provide a striking parallel. But the … Continue reading “Fall of Kabul: Vietnam Just Welcomed the US Vice President. But Will the Taliban Ever Host an American Factory in Afghanistan?”