Rising democracies and the international order

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma gestures next to India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi (L) during his state visit at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa July 8, 2016. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko - RTX2KABT

In a recent interview with “Indian Standard Time,” Ted Piccone discusses his new book, “Five Rising Democracies: And the Fate of the International Liberal Order,” as well as his thoughts on U.S. presidential politics, the current turmoil in the Middle East, the rise of China, and the politics of international trade.