Knit together

Knit together

India and China need each other.... Continue Reading »

Red queens

Red queens

The end of Great Powers is nigh.... Continue Reading »

Event management

Event management

Indo-ASEAN summitry has a small future.... Continue Reading »

Syria II

Syria II

Russia has sounded the alarm about Afghanistan. Is anyone worried?... Continue Reading »

Incongruence

Incongruence

The United States and India are strategically incompatible.... Continue Reading »

Deeps

Deeps

The US, China and Pakistan are getting back together in a different way.... Continue Reading »

Back to the future

Back to the future

India needs grand strategists.... Continue Reading »

Trump as Yeltsin

Trump as Yeltsin

The United States is courting disaster in Afghanistan.... Continue Reading »

Need of the hour

Need of the hour

Peace with Pakistan requires a determined push.... Continue Reading »

A Russian tragedy

A Russian tragedy

History has conspired to keep Russia authoritarian.... Continue Reading »

Peace & the Pak army

Peace & the Pak army

General Bajwa proposal deserves serious consideration here.... Continue Reading »

The trap

The trap

Beware of US designs to flatter India to confront China.... Continue Reading »

Kim & China

Kim & China

The Chinese leadership faces the greatest test since the Korean War.... Continue Reading »

Geo-economics it is

Geo-economics it is

The only way India can come into its own is by unleashing the entrepreneurial genius of its masses.... Continue Reading »

Squaring with China

Squaring with China

India has to settle diplomatically with its northern Great Power neighbour.... Continue Reading »

O Jerusalem

O Jerusalem

Donald Trump has dug the United States into a geopolitical hole.... Continue Reading »

Knowing the adversary

Knowing the adversary

The Pakistan army partly derives its power and standing from its intimacy with world powers.... Continue Reading »

Balancer America

Balancer America

In decline, the United States would be sensible to emulate Great Britain after the Napoleonic Wars.... Continue Reading »

Trumpery

Trumpery

The United States will escape lightly if the rest of the world can convince Kim Jong-un to peacefully retire with his nuclear weapons.... Continue Reading »

INDIA’S GEOPOLITICAL CRISIS - 8

INDIA’S GEOPOLITICAL CRISIS - 8

Deterrence guarantees India’s security. But the services are obsessed with conventional arms. Concluding the series.... Continue Reading »

India’s geopolitical crisis - 7

India’s geopolitical crisis - 7

There is much to recommend in Non-Alignment as grand strategy. Part seven of the series.... Continue Reading »

INDIA’S GEOPOLITICAL CRISIS - 6

INDIA’S GEOPOLITICAL CRISIS - 6

The economy is in peril. Part 6 of the series.... Continue Reading »

INDIA’S GEOPOLITICAL CRISIS - 5

INDIA’S GEOPOLITICAL CRISIS - 5

Communalism undermines foreign policy. Part 5 of the series.... Continue Reading »

India’s geopolitical crisis - 4

India’s geopolitical crisis - 4

Domestic political fragmentation is impeding geopolitics. Part 4 of the series.... Continue Reading »

India’s geopolitical crisis - 3

India’s geopolitical crisis - 3

Understanding China is key to friendly relations. Part 3 of the series.... Continue Reading »