Columnist covering foreign affairs, geopolitics and history Education: Yale University, BA, honors in history and ethnicity, race and migration Ishaan Tharoor is a columnist on the foreign desk of The Washington Post, where he authors the Today's WorldView newsletter and column. He previously was a senior editor and correspondent at Time magazine, based first in Hong Kong and later in New York. He also teaches an undergraduate seminar at Georgetown University on digital affairs and the global age. Foreign languages spoken: French, Spanish, Bengali
Even before the pandemic hit, there was a view in China that the United States was a waning power. Now, officials in Beijing see what’s unfolding in America as part of an acceleration of American decline.