Meagre

Meagre

BIMSTEC for SAARC won’t work.... Continue Reading »

Domino Theory 2

Domino Theory 2

Be warned. Sri Lanka is headed for a fall.... Continue Reading »

Big and failing

Big and failing

Offense may not be the best form of defence for China.... Continue Reading »

Perils of fanaticism

Perils of fanaticism

The collapse of the Third Reich and the ruin of Germany hold lessons for India.... Continue Reading »

More PR

More PR

The Benares summit is unlikely to power ahead China-India relations.... Continue Reading »

Plus ca change

Plus ca change

The unfortunate legacies of Burhan Wani and Zakir Musa appear to have no end.... Continue Reading »

Jingoism

Jingoism

Economic power will contain Pakistani terrorism.... Continue Reading »

Tinder-dry

Tinder-dry

Kashmir needs a just peace. Now.... Continue Reading »

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 »