Bloodless containment

Bloodless containment

China is India’s number one enemy.... Continue Reading »

Beyond 2 plus 2

Beyond 2 plus 2

The Indian economy does not need the further encumbrance of US secondary sanctions.... Continue Reading »

Losing focus

Losing focus

Is India really prepared for the 2+2 talks with the United States?... Continue Reading »

Imran’s last stand

Imran’s last stand

Pakistan has no future with the army on the loose.... Continue Reading »

Wrong call

Wrong call

J and K needs more than a “political” governor for peace.... Continue Reading »

Caging the dragon

Caging the dragon

Appeasement will encourage Chinese manoeuvres against India.... Continue Reading »

Trump’s duality

Trump’s duality

It is becoming increasingly hard to tell who the real US president is.... Continue Reading »

Engagement

Engagement

The Pakistan army can no longer be ignored in diplomacy.... Continue Reading »

One of a kind

One of a kind

There won’t be another prime minister of the Right like Atal Behari Vajpayee in a long time.... Continue Reading »

Get real..

Get real..

The threat of a flash war with China has sharply risen.... Continue Reading »

Trafalgar Square

Trafalgar Square

Khalistani separatism should have ended long ago.... Continue Reading »

Out of place

Out of place

Imran Khan could scarcely transform Pakistan.... Continue Reading »

Self-goal

Self-goal

The Donald Trump-26 January fiasco manifests the waywardness of India’s present foreign policy.... Continue Reading »

Full circle

Full circle

Hiroshima and Nagasaki have ironically made nuclear weapons ineradicable.... Continue Reading »

Cease the madness

Cease the madness

The NRC controversy is sullying India’s image in the neighbourhood.... Continue Reading »

Opening for Iran

Opening for Iran

Donald Trump’s offer of unconditional talks should be seized by Hassan Rouhani.... Continue Reading »

Taking sides

Taking sides

India could give a pass to Non-Alignment in the realm of geo-economics... Continue Reading »

Match-fixing

Match-fixing

The Pakistan army desired a minimum prime minister and chose Imran Khan.... Continue Reading »

The Doklam conundrum

The Doklam conundrum

China could imperil India’s North East with a land swap with Bhutan... Continue Reading »

Good days

Good days

The economy has declined under Narendra Modi with no short term prospect of recovery.... Continue Reading »

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 »