On the cusp?

On the cusp?

The Aasia Bibi judgement could transform Pakistan.... Continue Reading »

Thuggery in Lanka

Thuggery in Lanka

As always, India has messed up in its backyard.... Continue Reading »

Parvenu policies

Parvenu policies

Militancy has returned to Srinagar.... Continue Reading »

Rustics at the helm

Rustics at the helm

The usefulness of the Indian NSA’s office is in doubt.... Continue Reading »

Arms race

Arms race

Another masterstroke from Donald Trump has Russia and China reeling.... Continue Reading »

Turf war

Turf war

Infighting has added to India’s geopolitical drift.... Continue Reading »

Without abashment

Without abashment

US power will grow after 4 November.... Continue Reading »

True measure

True measure

The truth is that India is nowhere close to being a balancer.... Continue Reading »

To kingdom come

To kingdom come

The Jamal Khashoggi murder could transform Saudi Arabia.... Continue Reading »

Outsourced?

Outsourced?

It’s bizarre that the Russian envoy here should speak for India on US secondary sanctions.... Continue Reading »

Undermining the Middle Kingdom

Undermining the Middle Kingdom

Donald Trump has set out to contain China.... Continue Reading »

Trump’s way

Trump’s way

Geo-economics is the future.... Continue Reading »

Not guns

Not guns

At a time of economic crisis, it is scandalous to splurge on weapons.... Continue Reading »

Deadly drift

Deadly drift

J and K needs an elected government at the earliest.... Continue Reading »

Reforms 2.0

Reforms 2.0

An FTA with the United States could change the complexion of the Indian economy.... Continue Reading »

Zero instinct

Zero instinct

The ascent of Imran Khan would have opened magical opportunities for a statesman like A. B. Vajpayee.... Continue Reading »

Soldier on

Soldier on

The US example should instruct India that the best is yet to come.... Continue Reading »

Foreign policy & 2019

Foreign policy & 2019

The RSS chief has set the cat among the pigeons.... Continue Reading »

Padding up

Padding up

Imran Khan is serious about peace with India.... Continue Reading »

Dangerous chimera

Dangerous chimera

It is madness to think that future wars in the Indian subcontinent would be short and decisive.... Continue Reading »

Not Vikings

Not Vikings

The BJP does rather poorly in the national security domain.... Continue Reading »

Overextension

Overextension

India cannot influence events in Afghanistan.... Continue Reading »

Form without substance

Form without substance

The garrulity of Narendra Modi in the White House is embarrassing and frightening.... Continue Reading »

Foreign hand

Foreign hand

A. B. Vajpayee’s wise words to Pakistan remain valid.... Continue Reading »

After the dialogue

After the dialogue

The US got its way at the 2 plus 2.... Continue Reading »