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 »

Hyphenation

Hyphenation

India suffers a geopolitical setback.... 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Tale of two nations

Tale of two nations

The oldest and the largest democracies are burdened with poor leaderships.... Continue Reading »

Parsing Doklam

Parsing Doklam

How long can Bhutan hold off China?... Continue Reading »

Facing the abyss

Facing the abyss

The world order is crumbling.... Continue Reading »

Lashkar’s Pakistan

Lashkar’s Pakistan

If terrorists enter politics, free nations like India will be affected.... Continue Reading »

Dragon march

Dragon march

The world is just beginning to see the real China emerge.... Continue Reading »