Containing terror

Containing terror

The United States and Russia must partner to eliminate the ISIS.... Continue Reading »

Eavesdropper

Eavesdropper

The United States confuses statecraft with spying.... Continue Reading »

The Taliban challenge

The Taliban challenge

Pakistan faces its gravest existential threat yet, and India cannot remain unaffected.... Continue Reading »

How to deter - 2

How to deter - 2

India must make its second-strike capability more credible than it is now.... Continue Reading »

How to deter - 1

How to deter - 1

India faces tantalizing questions apropos Chinese and Pakistani threats.... Continue Reading »

Method diplomacy

Method diplomacy

Narendra Modi will be tested on Pakistan, China and the United States.... Continue Reading »

After Crimea

After Crimea

India’s rise becomes more important than ever.... Continue Reading »

The affair in Crimea

The affair in Crimea

Russia is taking definite steps against Western expansionism in East Europe.... Continue Reading »

New normal

New normal

India cannot count on the United States any longer.... Continue Reading »

The trap..

The trap..

Pentagon’s proposal to keep 10,000 American troops in Afghanistan or nothing makes little military sense.... Continue Reading »

Belligerent China

Belligerent China

Only a strong India can face Chinese threats radiating from East Asia.... Continue Reading »

Pakistan’s proxy terror

Pakistan’s proxy terror

Yasin Bhatkal’s nuke threat against Surat has not provoked the outrage it should.... Continue Reading »

Taken at the flood

Taken at the flood

India would have to get tougher with the United States on the Devyani Khobragade case.... Continue Reading »

...come home to roost

...come home to roost

The Devyani Khobragade incident is about unequal India-United States’ relations.... Continue Reading »

Crushing legacy

Crushing legacy

As China bares its fangs, India stands exposed.... Continue Reading »

A new beginning?

A new beginning?

India’s rise will stabilize South Asia.... Continue Reading »

No second chance.

No second chance.

India needs urgent foreign-policy reinvention.... Continue Reading »

The phoney war

The phoney war

The United States and Pakistan are working at cross-purposes in AfPak, affecting Indian interests.... Continue Reading »

Summits can wait

Summits can wait

India must privilege state power over diplomacy in international affairs.... Continue Reading »

No free lunch

No free lunch

Watch hawk-eyed that Manmohan Singh does not leave India vulnerable in Beijing.... Continue Reading »

False construct

False construct

India has to forge its own greatness. America won’t help.... Continue Reading »

The new Switzerland

The new Switzerland

Dubai has become the hottest destination for political black monies from India.... Continue Reading »

Giving in

Giving in

The Manmohan Singh government is compromising Indian interests by being so pro-US.... Continue Reading »

Nothing to report

Nothing to report

This is as good as India-America relations will get.... Continue Reading »

Grocer’s daughter

Grocer’s daughter

Margaret Thatcher symbolized the end of empire.... Continue Reading »