Eric interviews author and historian Deepak Tripathi. Mr. Tripathi provides his analysis of the conflict in Syria and the geopolitical implications for the region and the world. Eric and Deepak also examine the nature of revolution and the possibility of a second phase of the Arab Spring. Tripathi also provides his insights on relations between India and Pakistan and the ascendance of the SCO, BRICS, and other institutions.
Deepak Tripathi is a renowned author and historian. His book Breeding Ground: Afghanistan and the Origins of Islamist Terrorism is widely regarded as one of the foremost examinations of the history of modern terrorism. He is also the author of Overcoming the Bush Legacy in Iraq and Afghanistan. Mr. Tripathi’s blog can be found at deepaktripathi.wordpress.com.