Global Dialogue Review (GDR) has entered its third year as the pre-eminent, internationally circulated foreign policy journal from India.

It is now setting up history making Think Tanks across the world: from China to Nigeria, from Indonesia to Russia, from Egypt to the UK to the US. In these countries, GDR will be published, seminars and conclaves organised, our intellectual presence firmly established.

In the process, GDR is attempting to live up to, with a measure of success, objectives that it embraced and built into its bedrock: the pursuit of excellence in content, independence in outlook and a commitment to scholarly analysis of a wide range of global issues, ranging from geopolitics to climate change to trade, and much else in between.

GDR is a quarterly magazine that articulates the views of influential decision makers and commentators around the world on issues that affect billions of people on the planet.

It is circulated to a select readership around the world, encompassing the cream of academia, governance, commerce and civil society.

GDR also hosts conclaves and seminars on critical issues, addressed by a glittering array of speakers who are in positions of high influence in thought and action which significantly impact nations and their people.

Past GDR issues have featured leaders of the stature of Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Sushil Koirala, who gave GDR his first interview as the new Prime Minister of Nepal. Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy, Ethiopian Foreign Minister Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus and Indian External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid have are among eminent personalities who have contributed essays.

Our Editorial Board includes the former President of Ghana, Mr. John Agyekum Kufuor, the former Indian Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Sushil Kumar, the former Chief of Army Staff, General Shankar Roy Chaudhury and the Managing Director of OPG Power Ventures Plc, Mr. Arvind Gupta. The former Prime Minister of Nepal, Mr. Surya Bahadur Thapa, was on our board at the time of his passing earlier this year.

The editorial team has been picked for their knowledge of internationally critical issues and crucial regions around the world.

Brief on Chairman and Editor-in-Chief

Chairman and Editor-in-Chief Moses Manoharan had a distinguished career of nearly two decades with Reuters. His service with Reuters spanned the globe, from Beijing to Belgrade, New Delhi to Jakarta, London to Tehran among the great cities of the world, and had served as regional head of Reuters Television. He now, in addition to GDR and affiliated think tanks in India and abroad, also runs a TV channel and owns a film and television production company.

Chairman & Editor-in-chief

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Editorial Board

John Agyekum Kufuor: He served two terms as President of Ghana, and as Chairman of the African Union. He was awarded the World Food Prize in 2011.

Dr. Arkebe Oqubay: is a minister and special advisor to the Prime Minister of Ethiopia. He heads the boards Ethiopian Railway Corporation and Ethiopian Airlines. He has also authored Made in Africa: Industrial Policy in Ethiopia.

Sunil Bahadur Thapa: He is the former Commerce and Supplies Minister of Nepal. He was previously with the UN High Commission for Refugees for more than two decades. He is a senior leader of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP).

Admiral Sushil Kumar (Retd): Admiral Kumar is a former Indian Chief of the Naval Staff and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Committee.

General Shankar Roy Chowdhury: A former Indian Chief of the Army Staff, he was awarded the Param Vishisht Seva Medal for distinguished service. On retirement, he became member of Parliament.

Mohan Guruswamy,: formerly adviser to the Finance Minister of India, is a prominent analyst and writer on geopolitical issues.

Arvind Gupta:: He is Chairman of OPG Power Ventures, PLC, an energy company with global interests.

Hemant Kanoria:He is Chairman and Managing Director of SREI Infrastructure Finance Ltd., a leading entity in the Indian corporate sector.

Isabel Liu: A member of Britain’s statutory transport board, she was previously investment director for the €1.1 billion EISER Global Infrastructure Fund.

Gurjot Singh Malhi: Advisor to the CEO, TATA SIA Airlines (Vistara), he is also a senior executive with the Tata Group. He has served at the International Criminal Tribunal at The Hague.

Vijay Amritraj: A tennis star who led India to two Davis Cup finals, he is now an international social campaigner.

M. Arunachalam: He is Chairman of the Indian Chambers of Commerce in Hong Kong.

Satya Moorthy: He is Chairman, Sino-India Education & Technology Alliance (SIETA),

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