Dry powder

Dry powder

Rule nothing out with China, including war.... Continue Reading »

Scaremongers

Scaremongers

India faces vast external threats in this time of disunity.... Continue Reading »

Power & balance

Power & balance

The pendulum of politics does not tolerate extremes.... Continue Reading »

Troubles & China

Troubles & China

India has to be vigilant against the new turmoil in the Indo-Pacific region.... Continue Reading »

Cabinet diplomacy

Cabinet diplomacy

Prime Minister Modi must engage the White House at the earliest.... Continue Reading »

At home

At home

The Uttar Pradesh victory would add to the Prime Minister’s international standing.... Continue Reading »

India international

India international

Synchronized elections are as essential for domestic stability and growth as for foreign policy successes.... Continue Reading »

Lost innocence

Lost innocence

How will nationalism converge with India’s standing as a status quo power?... Continue Reading »

9-11 again?

9-11 again?

If Afghanistan falls to the Taliban, America is threatened as before.... Continue Reading »

Engaging America

Engaging America

Opportunities await India in Donald Trump’s Washington.... Continue Reading »

Confucian China

Confucian China

India has no conception of the natural hardness of Chinese leaders.... Continue Reading »

Causeless rebels

Causeless rebels

India and the United States locate a small citizenry that loathe their democracies.... Continue Reading »

Adamant China

Adamant China

India may have unwittingly discovered a way to sunder Chinese support for Pakistani terrorism.... Continue Reading »

Natural leader

Natural leader

As an organic democracy, India is a beacon of hope for Asia.... Continue Reading »

Unknown unknowns

Unknown unknowns

What we don’t know about Pakistan is quite a lot, and it does not seem to worry us.... Continue Reading »

1962

1962

India should not yield at the upcoming strategic dialogue with China.... Continue Reading »

Limits to friendship

Limits to friendship

India-Russia relations need resetting.... Continue Reading »

The real China

The real China

The time has come to give solid foundations to India-Taiwan relations.... Continue Reading »

America blinks

America blinks

India cannot depend on the United States to contain China.... Continue Reading »

In our time

In our time

The sanity and wisdom of A. B. Vajpayee has been never felt more wanted than now.... Continue Reading »

The new commissars

The new commissars

The judiciary in the US and the UK are a scandal.... Continue Reading »

Slippery slope

Slippery slope

The detention of Hafiz Sayeed exposes Pakistan’s vulnerabilities as a state sponsor of terrorism.... Continue Reading »

About-turn?

About-turn?

It is hard to believe that China wants the US to mediate on its border dispute with India. And yet....... Continue Reading »

Tel Aviv ahoy!

Tel Aviv ahoy!

Prime Minister Narendra Modi should unfailing visit Israel this year.... Continue Reading »

Before CDS

Before CDS

India needs a strategic plan for defence reorganization.... Continue Reading »