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 »

Vulnerable India

Vulnerable India

The regime is playing with the country’s future.... Continue Reading »

Strong poison

Strong poison

China has bowled a googly to India.... Continue Reading »

Cross-border lessons

Cross-border lessons

Imran Khan can learn from India’s liberal Right.... Continue Reading »

Gimmickry

Gimmickry

India has to do better to get a handle on Pakistani terrorism.... Continue Reading »

Bleeding Britain

Bleeding Britain

Theresa May would be well-advised to call for fresh elections.... Continue Reading »

Learning from the US

Learning from the US

Hopefully, Indian geopolitics will transcend narrow nationalism after the general elections.... Continue Reading »

Is this the end?

Is this the end?

The trade war with the United States has wounded China.... Continue Reading »

Hour of truth

Hour of truth

Imran Khan faces an uphill task in civilizing Pakistan.... Continue Reading »

The mire

The mire

Narendra Modi has courted one geopolitical disaster after another.... Continue Reading »

Facing the abyss

Facing the abyss

Narendra Modi’s misguided national security policies have taken the nation to the brink of war.... Continue Reading »

Tragedy, Act 2

Tragedy, Act 2

Imran Khan made a Faustian bargain and lost.... Continue Reading »

2019 - 9

2019 - 9

It is no longer possible to dismiss Rahul Gandhi as a political leader.... Continue Reading »

Xiangqi

Xiangqi

Why did China sign the UN Security Council resolution on Phulwama?... Continue Reading »

Divide & pacify

Divide & pacify

Withdrawing from Afghanistan will not keep the United States safe.... Continue Reading »

Tackling China

Tackling China

Beijing must pay a price for supporting the terrorist state of Pakistan.... Continue Reading »

Cold dish

Cold dish

The Phulwama massacre highlights the failure of muscular policies in Jammu and Kashmir.... Continue Reading »

The wisdom of Todt

The wisdom of Todt

Chinese expansionism cannot go together with a failing economy.... Continue Reading »

2019 - 8

2019 - 8

No one is responsible for Narendra Modi’s misery but himself.... Continue Reading »

Strategic patience

Strategic patience

India has to play the waiting game in Afghanistan.... Continue Reading »

2019 - 7

2019 - 7

Rajnath Singh could be a surprise winner of this year’s prime minister contest.... Continue Reading »

Afghan tangle

Afghan tangle

The Narendra Modi regime has heightened India’s internal threats in Kashmir and external ones from Kabul.... Continue Reading »

2019 - 6

2019 - 6

In parts resembling Atal Behari Vajpayee, Nitin Gadkari is a more acceptable PM candidate for the political establishment than most other Bharatiya Janata Party leaders:... Continue Reading »

Blundering on

Blundering on

As the United States readies to transfer power to the Taliban in Afghanistan, the absence of a post-Cold War strategy comes to haunt India.... Continue Reading »