INF treaty & China

INF treaty & China

The United States is embarked on a new missile race in the Asia Pacific.... Continue Reading »

Time and tide

Time and tide

Like it or not, the United States is India’s best bet.... Continue Reading »

Overstretch?

Overstretch?

Weak at home, it may not help China to project power overseas.... Continue Reading »

No place to hide

No place to hide

Kashmir requires statesmanship on the part of India and Pakistan.... Continue Reading »

Walk into my parlour

Walk into my parlour

China is weaving its web around India.... Continue Reading »

Get serious

Get serious

Do not underestimate Donald Trump’s resolve for balanced trade.... Continue Reading »

Dalai Lama & India

Dalai Lama & India

China cannot compel this country to accept its chosen leader of Tibetan Buddhism.... Continue Reading »

Sri Lanka & Great Powers

Sri Lanka & Great Powers

India has not thought through its options on the island nation.... Continue Reading »

Stumbling in Kashmir

Stumbling in Kashmir

The US withdrawal from Afghanistan will prove difficult for India to handle.... Continue Reading »

Panic attack

Panic attack

What’s behind China’s sudden demand for US tariffs removal for a trade deal?... Continue Reading »

Coup de grace

Coup de grace

For its own good, India speedily must resolve trade differences with the United States.... Continue Reading »

Course correction

Course correction

India can no longer oppose US demands to open the economy.... Continue Reading »

The Afghan flux

The Afghan flux

India stands isolated as US troops prepare to withdraw.... Continue Reading »

Business as politics

Business as politics

Donald Trump has turned the power game on its head.... Continue Reading »

Trade, don’t fight

Trade, don’t fight

New Delhi and Washington need to get to the negotiating table fast.... Continue Reading »

Changing Pakistan

Changing Pakistan

Although he will stay, Imran Khan’s utility for the army is over.... 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 »

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 »

Cure as disease

Cure as disease

State-sponsored terrorism differs from a stateless one.... Continue Reading »

Guiding hand

Guiding hand

The Easter Sunday bombings once again expose the dark underbelly of Sri Lankan society.... 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 »