China syndrome - 2

China syndrome - 2

India has worthwhile levers against its northern adversary.... Continue Reading »

Undo Pakistan - 5

Undo Pakistan - 5

The terrorist state is showing cracks.... Continue Reading »

China syndrome

China syndrome

The Uri attack carries Chinese fingerprints.... Continue Reading »

Undo Pakistan - 4

Undo Pakistan - 4

The Baluch should not become strategic pawns.... Continue Reading »

Undo Pakistan - 3

Undo Pakistan - 3

The surgical strike is a first step in a long campaign.... Continue Reading »

Buffer states

Buffer states

Iran and Afghanistan are marked out for great roles.... Continue Reading »

Post Uri

Post Uri

These are testing times for India.... Continue Reading »

Undo Pakistan - 2

Undo Pakistan - 2

Diplomatic charities are scarcely the solution to terrorism.... Continue Reading »

Undo Pakistan

Undo Pakistan

Uri demands classical revenge.... Continue Reading »

Trump & commonsense

Trump & commonsense

The United States needs a President who is an outsider to Washington.... Continue Reading »

High wire act

High wire act

India must be equal friends with the United States and Russia.... Continue Reading »

Why Baluchistan

Why Baluchistan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi needs national support at a critical phase for India’s peaceful rise.... Continue Reading »

Icy cool

Icy cool

India is dangling China. So far so good.... Continue Reading »

Militarism & Pakistan

Militarism & Pakistan

India’s western neighbour has lost the art of being a nation.... Continue Reading »

No compromise

No compromise

India cannot support China in its grab of the seas.... Continue Reading »

Sea of troubles

Sea of troubles

The PCA has dealt a body-blow to China’s Great Power ambitions.... Continue Reading »

Dacca & before

Dacca & before

The Islamic State requires a containment strategy whose first application brought down the Soviet Union.... Continue Reading »

Spread the risk

Spread the risk

All eggs in one basket is scarcely sensible foreign policy.... Continue Reading »

Post al-Baghdadi

Post al-Baghdadi

The death of the Islamic State leader provides an opportunity for peace in the Middle East and diminished terrorism worldwide.... Continue Reading »

Soft state?

Soft state?

India must enforce its interests in foreign territories.... Continue Reading »

Rotten Apple

Rotten Apple

Individual privacy cannot supersede genuine concerns of national security.... Continue Reading »

Palmyra & Brussels

Palmyra & Brussels

Russia is in the forefront of fighting terrorism, not the United States or Europe.... Continue Reading »

Obama & history

Obama & history

The 44th US President leaves behind little to celebrate.... Continue Reading »

Putin’s masterstroke

Putin’s masterstroke

Russia has gained the upper hand in the Syrian crisis.... Continue Reading »

Action time?

Action time?

The fiction of Pakistan’s terrorist non-state actors must be busted.... Continue Reading »