Dangerous chimera

Dangerous chimera

It is madness to think that future wars in the Indian subcontinent would be short and decisive.... Continue Reading »

Opening for Iran

Opening for Iran

Donald Trump’s offer of unconditional talks should be seized by Hassan Rouhani.... Continue Reading »

Method & madness - 3

Method & madness - 3

India and Western Europe are key to the success of a multipolar world: The third and final part of the series.... Continue Reading »

Narrow outlook

Narrow outlook

Jammu and Kashmir needs an elected government at the earliest.... Continue Reading »

Method & madness - 2

Method & madness - 2

Today’s world crisis originated with the end of the Cold War: Part two of the series.... Continue Reading »

Method & madness - 1

Method & madness - 1

Making sense of the leftovers after Donald Trump is done with the world order: The first part of a series.... Continue Reading »

Grace under pressure

Grace under pressure

The United States needs to be creatively engaged on Russia and Iran.... Continue Reading »

Idiocy

Idiocy

Forget NSG; India needs a credible thermonuclear deterrent.... Continue Reading »

Square one

Square one

Major Gogoi brings negative publicity to the army.... Continue Reading »

Incomprehensible

Incomprehensible

What is Narendra Modi doing meeting two dictators one after another without an agenda?... Continue Reading »

Testing time - 5

Testing time - 5

India must recast the nuclear doctrine to address the present threats from China and Pakistan.... Continue Reading »

Testing time - 4

Testing time - 4

In the India-China strategic narrative, the Indian deterrent has not been optimized.... Continue Reading »

Testing time - 3

Testing time - 3

Pakistan understands nuclear power better than India does.... Continue Reading »

Testing time - 2

Testing time - 2

The unintended consequence of the second Pokhran test was that it gave military nuclear parity to Pakistan with India.... Continue Reading »

Testing time - 1

Testing time - 1

The first part of a series on the impact of Pokhran II.... Continue Reading »

Enemy at the gates

Enemy at the gates

China is the number one threat to world peace.... Continue Reading »

Past as future

Past as future

Why has India failed with strategic autonomy?... Continue Reading »

SCO baits

SCO baits

Don’t put it past China to manipulate India against the West.... Continue Reading »

Pakistan’s terrorism

Pakistan’s terrorism

By flagging it too often, India has made it subject to the law of diminishing returns.... Continue Reading »

Stay the course

Stay the course

There is no scope for Indian concessions to China.... Continue Reading »

Another committee

Another committee

The Narendra Modi government lacks the talent to plug India’s geopolitical gaps.... Continue Reading »

US-Russia bhai-bhai?

US-Russia bhai-bhai?

Highly unlikely as it is, it is also eminently desirable.... Continue Reading »

Elusive peace

Elusive peace

General Bajwa should not expect an India-Pakistan dialogue anytime soon.... Continue Reading »

Grand Inquisitors

Grand Inquisitors

Pakistan is headed in the wrong direction.... Continue Reading »

Be correct, not nice

Be correct, not nice

China will never permit India into the Nuclear Suppliers Group.... Continue Reading »