Adamant China

Adamant China

India may have unwittingly discovered a way to sunder Chinese support for Pakistani terrorism.... Continue Reading »

Natural leader

Natural leader

As an organic democracy, India is a beacon of hope for Asia.... Continue Reading »

Unknown unknowns

Unknown unknowns

What we don’t know about Pakistan is quite a lot, and it does not seem to worry us.... Continue Reading »

1962..

1962..

India should not yield at the upcoming strategic dialogue with China.... Continue Reading »

Limits to friendship

Limits to friendship

India-Russia relations need resetting.... Continue Reading »

The real China

The real China

The time has come to give solid foundations to India-Taiwan relations.... Continue Reading »

America blinks

America blinks

India cannot depend on the United States to contain China.... Continue Reading »

The new commissars

The new commissars

The judiciary in the US and the UK are a scandal.... Continue Reading »

Slippery slope

Slippery slope

The detention of Hafiz Sayeed exposes Pakistan’s vulnerabilities as a state sponsor of terrorism.... Continue Reading »

About-turn?

About-turn?

It is hard to believe that China wants the US to mediate on its border dispute with India. And yet....... Continue Reading »

Tel Aviv ahoy!

Tel Aviv ahoy!

Prime Minister Narendra Modi should unfailing visit Israel this year.... Continue Reading »

Target China

Target China

Here is a foreign policy roadmap for President Donald Trump.... Continue Reading »

Engaging the Don

Engaging the Don

India-US relations have entered a tricky phase.... Continue Reading »

Nuclear Japan?

Nuclear Japan?

An unpredictable US President could make the unthinkable happen. India should be on guard.... Continue Reading »

Washington watch

Washington watch

Donald Trump may not have his way on Russia.... Continue Reading »

Behind Babur 3

Behind Babur 3

A strategic nuclear balance with China would control the Pakistani threat.... Continue Reading »

Crime & punishment

Crime & punishment

Russia needs democratic transformation without another cold war. It would suit India’s interests as well.... Continue Reading »

On guard

On guard

Russia is likely behind Pakistan’s peace overtures to India for its own selfish reasons.... Continue Reading »

Strong & silent

Strong & silent

India needs to become quieter about its strategic intent and capability.... Continue Reading »

Home & the world

Home & the world

Rather than wait for US-Russia closeness to counter China, India should seek an alliance with Japan.... Continue Reading »

All bad

All bad

Russia and Iran are tempting fate by seeking to prop up the Taliban as a counter to the Islamic State.... Continue Reading »

Failed President

Failed President

The consequences of Barack Obama’s inability to lead should serve as lessons to other heads of government.... Continue Reading »

Watch the dragon

Watch the dragon

As relations sink with the US, China may target India as a budding American defence partner.... Continue Reading »

Pakistan & peace

Pakistan & peace

The key lies with the army.... Continue Reading »

The world of Trump

The world of Trump

A correction of Chinese global power seems increasingly likely from which India could benefit.... Continue Reading »