Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes author Parag Khanna for a discussion of his new book, How to Run the World: Charting a Course to the Next Renaissance. In the interview, Khanna analyzes the complex ecosystem created by globalization exploring the implications for governance by states and international institutions. He explains how a new diplomacy has become the defining feature of international interactions involving a diverse array of actors in the public and private sectors. He discusses the implications of these changes for U.S. foreign policy, highlighting the increasing importance of regional actors and the intricate modalities by which global resources take effect at the local level. Finally, he offers his reflections on Wiki-leaks, the Afghan/Pakistan conflict and thechanges occurring in the Middle East.