Question time

Question time

Prime Minister Narendra Modi looks seriously out of his depth.... Continue Reading »

Then & now

Then & now

The dark era of the 1990s has been put well behind in Kashmir.... Continue Reading »

Fighting the dragon

Fighting the dragon

Eventually, India has to reject the One China Policy.... Continue Reading »

Axis of evil

Axis of evil

America needs to lead a new concert of democracies against totalitarianism.... Continue Reading »

Art of the deal

Art of the deal

The political process must commence in Jammu and Kashmir.... Continue Reading »

Vietnam redux

Vietnam redux

Pakistan forms the epicentre of Afghan terrorism.... Continue Reading »

Jhappi-pappi state

Jhappi-pappi state

It is pathetic how far behind India has fallen in strategic thinking.... Continue Reading »

Trouble at home

Trouble at home

Internal schisms are impairing Narendra Modi’s foreign policy.... Continue Reading »

Trump as Reagan

Trump as Reagan

China is the greatest threat to world peace.... Continue Reading »

No retreat

No retreat

The limits of Chinese bullying and expansionism have been reached.... Continue Reading »

Hedge the bets

Hedge the bets

It is best for India to be cynical about the outcome of the Trump-Xi summit.... Continue Reading »

Broken vessel

Broken vessel

Jinnah’s Pakistan is bereft of a raison d’etre.... Continue Reading »

The Reagan way

The Reagan way

There is much that Narendra Modi can learn from one of America’s most successful Presidents.... Continue Reading »

1989 redux

1989 redux

The anti-corruption demonstrations in Russia could impact China. India should keep a close watch.... Continue Reading »

Dry powder

Dry powder

Rule nothing out with China, including war.... Continue Reading »

Scaremongers

Scaremongers

India faces vast external threats in this time of disunity.... Continue Reading »

Power & balance

Power & balance

The pendulum of politics does not tolerate extremes.... Continue Reading »

Troubles & China

Troubles & China

India has to be vigilant against the new turmoil in the Indo-Pacific region.... Continue Reading »

Cabinet diplomacy

Cabinet diplomacy

Prime Minister Modi must engage the White House at the earliest.... Continue Reading »

At home

At home

The Uttar Pradesh victory would add to the Prime Minister’s international standing.... Continue Reading »

India international

India international

Synchronized elections are as essential for domestic stability and growth as for foreign policy successes.... Continue Reading »

Lost innocence

Lost innocence

How will nationalism converge with India’s standing as a status quo power?... Continue Reading »

9-11 again?

9-11 again?

If Afghanistan falls to the Taliban, America is threatened as before.... Continue Reading »

Engaging America

Engaging America

Opportunities await India in Donald Trump’s Washington.... Continue Reading »

Confucian China

Confucian China

India has no conception of the natural hardness of Chinese leaders.... Continue Reading »