September blues

September blues

Don’t count very much on the “2+2” dialogue to move India-US relations further.... Continue Reading »

Containment II

Containment II

Vladimir Putin has invited disaster for Russia and himself.... Continue Reading »

Putin versus Trump

Putin versus Trump

The Russian strongman is on a sticky wicket.... Continue Reading »

Band-Aid

Band-Aid

Amidst tensions on the frontiers, there are crude leaks about army cost-cutting... Continue Reading »

Who will blink?

Who will blink?

Donald Trump has cornered Xi Jinping in the trade war.... Continue Reading »

Dark future

Dark future

Pakistan is headed towards doom.... Continue Reading »

The gap

The gap

What’s behind Narendra Modi’s cravenness to the Chinese?... Continue Reading »

Bleeding in Afghanistan

Bleeding in Afghanistan

It is beyond America to single-handedly manage the terrorism-infested South Asian state.... Continue Reading »

Batten down

Batten down

It is imprudent for India to take on Donald Trump.... Continue Reading »

Low life

Low life

It is miserable that a regime politicizes a military operation.... Continue Reading »

Ringmasters

Ringmasters

The games Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping play.... Continue Reading »

Sound and fury

Sound and fury

India has experienced attrition of global power under Narendra Modi.... Continue Reading »

Method & madness - 3

Method & madness - 3

India and Western Europe are key to the success of a multipolar world: The third and final part of the series.... Continue Reading »

Narrow outlook

Narrow outlook

Jammu and Kashmir needs an elected government at the earliest.... Continue Reading »

Method & madness - 2

Method & madness - 2

Today’s world crisis originated with the end of the Cold War: Part two of the series.... Continue Reading »

Method & madness - 1

Method & madness - 1

Making sense of the leftovers after Donald Trump is done with the world order: The first part of a series.... Continue Reading »

The Singapore method

The Singapore method

Donald Trump may have moved the earth’s large plates.... Continue Reading »

Dishonest broker

Dishonest broker

China is virtually managing India-Pakistan relations... Continue Reading »

No wind, no tide

No wind, no tide

Rushing here, rushing there, Narendra Modi has made a mockery of geopolitics.... Continue Reading »

Non-Alignment II

Non-Alignment II

Compelled to be reactive prior, proactivity is the need of the hour.... Continue Reading »

Trap

Trap

Peace would have a chance in Jammu and Kashmir if identity politics were to be abandoned.... Continue Reading »

Dreadful PR

Dreadful PR

India’s security lies within itself, not in foreign bases.... Continue Reading »

Grace under pressure

Grace under pressure

The United States needs to be creatively engaged on Russia and Iran.... Continue Reading »

Idiocy

Idiocy

Forget NSG; India needs a credible thermonuclear deterrent.... Continue Reading »

Square one

Square one

Major Gogoi brings negative publicity to the army.... Continue Reading »