A full sea

A full sea

India has taken a sophisticated lunge at China.... Continue Reading »

Pakistan & terror

Pakistan & terror

The Parvez Musharraf interview underlines the rogue nature of the Pakistan military.... Continue Reading »

Give and take..

Give and take..

India should be sensible about bilateral relations with the United States.... Continue Reading »

No appeasement

No appeasement

The Pakistan army can never accept peace with India.... Continue Reading »

Nation-building

Nation-building

The US must make long-term investments for peace in Afghanistan.... Continue Reading »

Managing Syria

Managing Syria

The Russian intervention on behalf of Bashar Assad should be seen as an opportunity by the US, not a threat.... Continue Reading »

Peace offensive.

Peace offensive.

The US should reconsider troops’ withdrawal from Afghanistan.... Continue Reading »

Three-in-one

Three-in-one

India will have a solid case for veto power joined by Japan and Germany.... Continue Reading »

Never to learn

Never to learn

Terrorists attack another Pakistani military base.... Continue Reading »

Religion and violence

Religion and violence

Killings cannot preserve faith.... Continue Reading »

N-blackmailer

N-blackmailer

Pakistan is up to its old tricks and the West is none the wiser.... Continue Reading »

Move on.

Move on.

Pakistani intransigence killed the NSA talks.... Continue Reading »

Keep talking

Keep talking

Pakistan must think beyond Kashmir.... Continue Reading »

Hard lessons

Hard lessons

The prime minister is working to a plan on Pakistan. Let him.... Continue Reading »

The big two

The big two

It is imperative that the US and Russia come together on Ukraine and the Middle East.... Continue Reading »

Some deal

Some deal

The Indo-US nuclear agreement has brought undeniable good.... Continue Reading »

Delhi & Beijing

Delhi & Beijing

China is regressing to its immediate post-1949 warring state.... Continue Reading »

Taming Chinatown

Taming Chinatown

India must get its act together on covert operations.... Continue Reading »

Cold war

Cold war

India has to undermine China over the long term to eliminate the Chinese threat.... Continue Reading »

Nuclear Middle East

Nuclear Middle East

President Obama may have handed victory to Iran’s WMD ambitions.... Continue Reading »

Basit speak

Basit speak

It is rare when Pakistan’s envoy unabashedly supports India’s rise.... Continue Reading »

India trots

India trots

As China falters, its southern neighbour is catching up.... Continue Reading »

India  &  South Asia

India & South Asia

There is nothing the equal of a grand neighbourhood strategy.... Continue Reading »

Syriza & Greek debt

Syriza & Greek debt

The Eurozone faces its worst crisis and likely end.... Continue Reading »

Black Swan day

Black Swan day

The Swiss Franc crisis vindicates Nassim Nicholas Taleb.... Continue Reading »