How India’s Prime Minister’s Visit to Facebook Could Help Reverse His Country’s Brain-Drain

He Should Encourage Some of His Nation's Most Impressive Diaspora to Go Back Home

When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi comes to the United States in a few days, he won’t just make the obligatory drop-ins at the White House and the United Nations. The most important stop on his itinerary is his visit to Facebook Headquarters, out in Silicon Valley.

There has long been a strong co-dependency between Indian immigrant entrepreneurs and engineers and Silicon Valley; and, increasingly, between Silicon Valley’s global growth prospects and the massive Indian market. It’s no wonder Mark Zuckerberg is rolling out the red carpet for the …