About the Author
Ronald Meinardus calls himself a liberal, a political commentator, a desk activist and a citizen of the world. He came to New Delhi in summer 2015 as the Regional Director South Asia of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF). Before that, he served the Foundation in Egypt, the Philippines, South Korea and Greece – and is now, once more, on the move to a new position in Turkey. A journalist by training, Dr Meinardus has published widely on current political affairs in academic journals and the media. He edited What Does it Mean to be a Liberal in India (Academic Foundation, 2016).