Parag Khanna

global strategist and author

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Parag Khanna on KCRW

The 50 United States are accidents of history, unrelated to current population density or productivity. They were never designed to solve today's problems.

Will the United States Become the United Cities of America?

The 50 United States are accidents of history, unrelated to current population density or productivity. They were never designed to solve today's problems.

from To the Point

The 50 United States are accidents of history, unrelated to current population density or productivity. They were never designed to solve today's problems.

Will the United States Become the United Cities of America?

The 50 United States are accidents of history, unrelated to current population density or productivity. They were never designed to solve today's problems.

from To the Point

This year's presidential campaign is shaping up as a major debate on America's foreign policy with stark differences between the most likely candidates.

Are the Candidates Ready for a Post-American World?

This year's presidential campaign is shaping up as a major debate on America's foreign policy with stark differences between the most likely candidates.

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