J & K and AFSPA

J & K and AFSPA

The Union government would be well-advised not to curb the military's powers to counter terrorism, says N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

Thinking the unthinkable

Thinking the unthinkable

There has to be a permanent solution to the Pakistan army's terrorist state-of-mind, says N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

Manmohan in US

Manmohan in US

The PM should resist Barack Obama's likely pressure on NPT and CTBT, says N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

Keep powder dry

Keep powder dry

Without compromising to the Dalai Lama, China cannot hold Tibet, and India should prepare for the worst, argues N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

Back to Mao

Back to Mao

India has to reset its defence posture to emerge as a significant power, says N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

Af-Pak crisis

Af-Pak crisis

The US needs to see things through like never before, says N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

India adrift

India adrift

Peril looms ahead for the ship of state captained by Manmohan Singh, says N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

Moment of truth..

Moment of truth..

After the Nobel prize, ironically, Barack Obama will find fewer incentives to side with "good" states like India, says N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

Afghan questions

Afghan questions

Will Nobel Prize-winner Barack Obama have it in him to fight the Af-Pak terrorists? N.V.Subramanian checks out.... Continue Reading »

Democratizing Pakistan

Democratizing Pakistan

The Obama administration should consider the Kerry-Luger Bill as the first step in that direction, argues N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

"Hedgehog" power

If India is smart, there may be a silver bullet against Chinese belligerence, says N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

Wasted power

Wasted power

Why isn't India able to influence world events? N.V.Subramanian checks out.... Continue Reading »

India & thermonukes

India & thermonukes

There is a mismatch between the country's no-first-use policy and "minimum deterrence", argues N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

The

The "flood model"

There is a way for the US eventually to exit Afghanistan securing it from terrorism while ensuring no repeat of 9/ 11, says N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

Separated at birth?

Separated at birth?

Pakistan will want to ensure Hafiz Sayeed's silence as it tried for A.Q.Khan's, terrible instruments of a terrorist state, says N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

Seizing FATA

Seizing FATA

America can stabilize Afghanistan only with special operations in Pakistan's tribal areas infested with the Al-Qaeda and Taliban, says N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

Go max

Go max

Dump the concept of "minimum credible deterrent", and pursue thermo-nuclearization at full speed, says N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

Dignity & decorum

Dignity & decorum

The PM and Sonia Gandhi have a job of tightening the leash on Central ministers, argues N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

Explain, Mr Chidambaram

Explain, Mr Chidambaram

The Union home minister has crossed the line during his US visit, says N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

Self-goals..

Self-goals..

Political competition and media sensationalism are hurting India's rise, says N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

Tectonic changes

Tectonic changes

India faces new and unprecedented challenges to its deterrent security, says N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

Pawar must go

Pawar must go

Raj Dharma enjoins on the PM to swiftly arrest and roll back runaway food inflation, says N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

Consensus & continuity

Consensus & continuity

Much rides on making Parliament the final clearing house for foreign treaties, says N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

Way forward

Way forward

By strengthening democracy in Afghanistan and Pakistan, the US can battle the terrorists harder, says N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »

Proof of the pudding

Proof of the pudding

A debate on the thermonuke dud of Pokhran II is overdue, says N.V.Subramanian.... Continue Reading »