Intermediate state

Intermediate state

India has to make the best of a no war, no peace situation with China.... Continue Reading »

Bumbling along

Bumbling along

The advantages of grand strategy cannot be overstated.... Continue Reading »

Double standards

Double standards

Threats will only make North Korea more unreasonable.... Continue Reading »

Divided America

Divided America

Donald Trump will leave China more powerful than ever.... Continue Reading »

Virtues of continuity

Virtues of continuity

The Doklam resolution hasn’t come a day too soon.... Continue Reading »

Flow with the times

Flow with the times

There is a great deal to learn from Chinese pragmatism.... Continue Reading »

Hyphenating Afghanistan

Hyphenating Afghanistan

The United States has not given up on Kashmir mediation.... Continue Reading »

Tale of two nations

Tale of two nations

The oldest and the largest democracies are burdened with poor leaderships.... Continue Reading »

Parsing Doklam

Parsing Doklam

How long can Bhutan hold off China?... Continue Reading »

Facing the abyss.

Facing the abyss.

The world order is crumbling.... Continue Reading »

Lashkar’s Pakistan

Lashkar’s Pakistan

If terrorists enter politics, free nations like India will be affected.... Continue Reading »

Dragon march

Dragon march

The world is just beginning to see the real China emerge.... Continue Reading »

Non-Alignment 2

Non-Alignment 2

Doklam cannot afford to happen again.... Continue Reading »

Asian nightmare

Asian nightmare

The waywardness of Donald Trump puts the Indo-Pacific region under further stress.... Continue Reading »

Dark times

Dark times

The ouster of Nawaz Sharief reflects fearful and terrible undercurrents.... Continue Reading »

Pretend power

Pretend power

India is in an in-between state today.... Continue Reading »

Patience

Patience

As Donald Trump takes America down, India cannot expect foreign support for its geopolitical troubles.... Continue Reading »

The swap

The swap

The United States deserves Emmanuel Macron.... Continue Reading »

Afghan peace

Afghan peace

A multinational force including troops from China, India and Pakistan are critical to stabilizing the north-western neighbour.... Continue Reading »

Sword over Pakistan

Sword over Pakistan

Nawaz Sharief is too important to lightly plot his downfall.... Continue Reading »

In good time

In good time

India needs peace to rise.... Continue Reading »

Israel & India

Israel & India

Geopolitics has become event management under Narendra Modi.... Continue Reading »

India & North Korea

India & North Korea

To this country’s disfavour, the strategic balance is inclined towards China.... Continue Reading »

Lost.

Lost.

India is slipping in the world community of influential nations.... Continue Reading »

Incurable disorder

Incurable disorder

Islamist terrorism will not die with Al-Baghdadi.... Continue Reading »