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 »

The new chief

The new chief

Peace and moderation must inform the Pakistan army’s collective leadership.... Continue Reading »

Trump & the Ayatollahs

Trump & the Ayatollahs

Barack Obama’s successor has a chance to be a historic President.... Continue Reading »

Clever, clever

Clever, clever

Don’t trust Pakistan’s call for peace talks.... Continue Reading »

Games of nations

Games of nations

The Indo-Japanese nuclear deal points to bigger things.... Continue Reading »

Decline & fall

Decline & fall

China is tempting fate.... Continue Reading »

India & Trump

India & Trump

Indo-US relations will grow with a proper understanding of the impulses of the new American administration.... Continue Reading »

India & Japan

India & Japan

An Indo-Japanese alliance can be an effective bulwark against authoritarian China.... Continue Reading »

At a crossroads

At a crossroads

China has to reinvent itself to remain a Great Power.... Continue Reading »

Democracy versus the rest

Democracy versus the rest

India has history on its side as it encounters Chinese aggression.... Continue Reading »

Who dares wins

Who dares wins

India has to fight China and Pakistan alone. That is the challenge.... Continue Reading »

After BRICS

After BRICS

India and Russia need to re-imagine their relationship.... Continue Reading »