No parallel

No parallel

The exercise to contain China is one of a kind.... Continue Reading »

Keeping the peace

Keeping the peace

Place your bets on geo-economics.... Continue Reading »

Detente

Detente

The Chinese threat should bring the United States and Russia together.... Continue Reading »

Praetorian state

Praetorian state

The IMF’s conditional loan will hurt Pakistanis while leaving the pampered military untouched.... Continue Reading »

Hara-kiri

Hara-kiri

Venezuela and Iran present tougher challenges for US foreign policy than anyone reckons.... Continue Reading »

Give and take

Give and take

India has to meet the United States at least halfway on trade.... Continue Reading »

1962?

1962?

China’s economic woes may compel foreign misadventures on its part.... Continue Reading »

Steep price

Steep price

There’s more to Pakistani terrorism than Masood Azhar.... Continue Reading »

Cure as disease

Cure as disease

State-sponsored terrorism differs from a stateless one.... Continue Reading »

Half-light

Half-light

China seems to be picking up where the Simla Talks left.... Continue Reading »

Green-eyed monster

Green-eyed monster

It will take a lot for India to become China and inspire world respect.... Continue Reading »

Get real

Get real

Succumbing to US pressure on Iran, India finds strategic autonomy elusive.... Continue Reading »

Guiding hand

Guiding hand

The Easter Sunday bombings once again expose the dark underbelly of Sri Lankan society.... Continue Reading »

Red lines

Red lines

Only dictators hurl nuclear threats.... Continue Reading »

Cuba 2?

Cuba 2?

The Venezuelan crisis is testing Donald Trump’s geopolitical skills.... Continue Reading »

Beautiful friendship

Beautiful friendship

Geo-economics is the answer to India’s geopolitical problems.... Continue Reading »

Fear of flying

Fear of flying

The F-35A crash north of Japan puts a question mark on the future of advanced fighter jets.... Continue Reading »

Role of history

Role of history

Legitimizing the status quo is the only way to go forward on Kashmir.... Continue Reading »

The best is over

The best is over

Donald Trump has taken the fire and life out of US foreign policy.... Continue Reading »

Stay away

Stay away

The Indian boycott of the Belt and Road Forum should be comprehensive.... Continue Reading »

Trouble abroad

Trouble abroad

Major Power differences could affect India.... Continue Reading »

Soft underbelly

Soft underbelly

The economic containment of China desperately needs a roadmap.... Continue Reading »

Strategic reluctance

Strategic reluctance

India has to move away from a vulgar love of weapons. It is not Nazi Germany.... Continue Reading »

Troubled polls

Troubled polls

Imran Khan has spoken rather alarmingly to a UK newspaper.... Continue Reading »

Trump again?

Trump again?

A second term for the US president would double the challenges for India.... Continue Reading »