Scarcely Mao

Scarcely Mao

But Xi is quite as dogged in pursuing China’s interests.... Continue Reading »

The world to come

The world to come

Three Great Powers and several non-aligned middle powers could preserve the international balance.... Continue Reading »

Step out

Step out

India must keep its interests paramount while handling the North Korea and Iran nuclear crises.... Continue Reading »

It’s Nehru

It’s Nehru

India is safe and secure as long as it is nonaligned.... Continue Reading »

Hyphenation

Hyphenation

India suffers a geopolitical setback.... Continue Reading »

Getting serious

Getting serious

Hurling threats against Pakistan’s nuclear forces is best avoided.... Continue Reading »

Mutilated state

Mutilated state

These are highly uncertain times for India.... Continue Reading »

Rhinestone power

Rhinestone power

India is at sea in its understanding of China.... Continue Reading »

India slipping

India slipping

Economic decline inevitably leads to geopolitical distress which the Narendra Modi government is unmindful of.... Continue Reading »

Act 2

Act 2

All the powers must cooperate to bring peace to Afghanistan.... Continue Reading »

The Right factor

The Right factor

Germany loses its political anonymity for the first time after the Second World War.... Continue Reading »

Name-calling

Name-calling

India and Pakistan are a disgrace quarrelling before the world as they do.... Continue Reading »

Rampager Trump

Rampager Trump

The world needs a pause from the warmongering US President.... Continue Reading »

China & the Rohingyas

China & the Rohingyas

The Great Power of the region must convince Burma to accept the return of its persecuted citizens.... Continue Reading »

Kiss of death

Kiss of death

Partnership will succeed with Japan perhaps; an alliance will certainly fail.... Continue Reading »

Rahul at Berkeley

Rahul at Berkeley

This is domestic politics transmogrified as geopolitics.... Continue Reading »

Lost years

Lost years

Kashmir wildly advertises the failure of Narendra Modi’s apology for politics.... Continue Reading »

Intermediate state

Intermediate state

India has to make the best of a no war, no peace situation with China.... Continue Reading »

Bumbling along

Bumbling along

The advantages of grand strategy cannot be overstated.... Continue Reading »

Double standards

Double standards

Threats will only make North Korea more unreasonable.... Continue Reading »

Decline

Decline

Narendra Modi has extinguished the bright light of the Indian economy.... Continue Reading »

Divided America

Divided America

Donald Trump will leave China more powerful than ever.... Continue Reading »

Virtues of continuity

Virtues of continuity

The Doklam resolution hasn’t come a day too soon.... Continue Reading »

Flow with the times

Flow with the times

There is a great deal to learn from Chinese pragmatism.... Continue Reading »

Hyphenating Afghanistan

Hyphenating Afghanistan

The United States has not given up on Kashmir mediation.... Continue Reading »