Heil China?

Heil China?

India’s northern adversary is unmistakably following in the footsteps of Imperial Germany.... Continue Reading »

Think strategy

Think strategy

Rather light-heartedly, services’ chiefs publicly hold forth on a two-front war.... Continue Reading »

Dragon tales

Dragon tales

It will take a lot more to anger China about Pakistan.... Continue Reading »

May Day

May Day

The UK hung verdict injects fresh uncertainty into the free world.... Continue Reading »

Master at the wheel

Master at the wheel

The external situation is ranged against India.... Continue Reading »

Make haste slowly

Make haste slowly

Emmanuel Macron has a singular opportunity to save France.... Continue Reading »

Where have you gone....?

Where have you gone....?

If only A. B. Vajpayee were Prime Minister.... Continue Reading »

Erdogan & Nawaz

Erdogan & Nawaz

Here is a way to contain the Pakistan army and save Pakistan’s democracy.... Continue Reading »

Axis of evil

Axis of evil

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

Vietnam redux

Vietnam redux

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

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 »

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 »

Causeless rebels

Causeless rebels

India and the United States locate a small citizenry that loathe their democracies.... Continue Reading »