Facing the abyss

Facing the abyss

Narendra Modi’s misguided national security policies have taken the nation to the brink of war.... Continue Reading »

Cold dish

Cold dish

The Phulwama massacre highlights the failure of muscular policies in Jammu and Kashmir.... Continue Reading »

Brigandage

Brigandage

China has given a foretaste of what to expect if it rules the world.... Continue Reading »

Second Cold War?

Second Cold War?

The world seems headed to a division between liberal-democratic and totalitarian blocs.... Continue Reading »

The fall

The fall

It’s down to begging for a bilateral with Donald Trump.... Continue Reading »

Winds of change?

Winds of change?

The Pakistan army seems keener than ever for peace with India.... Continue Reading »

The Saudi elephant

The Saudi elephant

Riyadh holds the key to US success in Afghanistan.... Continue Reading »

New opening

New opening

Moderating Iran and Saudi Arabia have just become possible.... Continue Reading »

Containment strategy

Containment strategy

The United States must effect a course correction to limit China.... Continue Reading »

Ruinous Hindutva

Ruinous Hindutva

India’s best chance with geopolitics is to keep it fair and pragmatic.... Continue Reading »

On track

On track

Even if Donald Trump does not return in 2020, his geopolitical and geo-economic policies are likely to continue.... Continue Reading »

Afghan strategy

Afghan strategy

Clarity must undergird India’s unofficial engagement of the Taliban.... Continue Reading »

End of days?

End of days?

What’s common between India, Iran and Pakistan?... Continue Reading »

On the cusp?

On the cusp?

The Aasia Bibi judgement could transform Pakistan.... Continue Reading »

Thuggery in Lanka

Thuggery in Lanka

As always, India has messed up in its backyard.... Continue Reading »

Without abashment

Without abashment

US power will grow after 4 November.... Continue Reading »

Trump’s way

Trump’s way

Geo-economics is the future.... Continue Reading »

Soldier on

Soldier on

The US example should instruct India that the best is yet to come.... Continue Reading »

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 »