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 »

Second chance

Second chance

Devyani Khobragade should be permitted to move on.... Continue Reading »

Death of innocence..

Death of innocence..

Pakistan’s state policy of terrorism killed its own children.... Continue Reading »

The Russian connection

The Russian connection

India did right to fete President Putin despite US reservations.... Continue Reading »

Attention seeker

Attention seeker

Pakistan needs to look at its failed statehood than Kashmir.... Continue Reading »

Democracy at work

Democracy at work

India needs to showcase its greatest asset to the world.... Continue Reading »

Raphel’s America

Raphel’s America

India cannot be a “natural ally” of the world’s sole superpower.... Continue Reading »

Small steps

Small steps

Narendra Modi is playing a waiting game with China.... Continue Reading »

Changing times

Changing times

There is no immediate possibility of a dialogue with Pakistan.... Continue Reading »

Coercive tactics

Coercive tactics

The threat of a two-front war prosecuted by China and Pakistan is getting real.... Continue Reading »

Turning inward

Turning inward

Pakistan needs a nation-builder like Kemal Ataturk.... Continue Reading »

The storm & after

The storm & after

Faced with a challenging border crisis, India has come out fighting.... Continue Reading »

Facing terror

Facing terror

Pakistan seems determined to fall off the world map.... Continue Reading »