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Manoj Joshi

Articles by Manoj Joshi

Nation Of Hairpin Bends

Nation Of Hairpin Bends

Nov 19, 2020 Manoj Joshi

A minute portrait, through aggregation of numerous facts and events, of Pakistan during nine fiery...

Before The Fall, A Giant

Before The Fall, A Giant

May 08, 2020 Manoj Joshi

Brilliant pundit and polemicist of genius, the man Nehru relied on most was also a master manipulator with a...

The Insider Who Needs A Pedestal

The Insider Who Needs A Pedestal

May 08, 2020 Manoj Joshi

As the top Indian diplomat in the British Indian government and then as a confidant to top leaders like Nehru...

Neither India Nor Pakistan Is Really Prepared To Fight A Conventional War

Neither India Nor Pakistan Is Really Prepared To Fight A Conventional War

Mar 01, 2019 Manoj Joshi

What are the thresholds at which the N-option kicks in?

All The President’s Faults

All The President’s Faults

Oct 10, 2018 Manoj Joshi

Avoiding the ways of gossipy Trump-watchers, Fear uncovers the style of an impulsive president, his eager...

Ring The Ammo Import Panel

Ring The Ammo Import Panel

Aug 29, 2018 Manoj Joshi

India’s security challenges, new and traditional, are the focus of this book. It also deals with concerns...

Ice From Walden Pond To Cool Their Sherbet

Ice From Walden Pond To Cool Their Sherbet

Jun 27, 2018 Manoj Joshi

In this deeply-researched book, Srinath Raghavan charts America’s contact with South Asia—from the early,...

Tribute And Return Gifts?

Tribute And Return Gifts?

May 03, 2018 Manoj Joshi

The PM’s new approach to China may herald a return to India’s traditional realist stance, which would...

Leapfrog? Just A Chimera Chase

Leapfrog? Just A Chimera Chase

Apr 11, 2018 Manoj Joshi

A reworked bid gifts India the prospect of owning 110 medium-role combat aircraft. Nevertheless, the IAF may...

Masterful Two-Front Managers

Masterful Two-Front Managers

Mar 22, 2018 Manoj Joshi

This detailed book on the US’s Afghan strategy elaborates on the ISI’s shadowy dance of deception, but...

Super Toil Across Years Begets Power

Super Toil Across Years Begets Power

Jan 18, 2018 Manoj Joshi

India, still a ‘balancing power’, is central to Trump’s NSS. To reap its benefits, we need long work on...

Kingdom Of Crooked Mirrors

Kingdom Of Crooked Mirrors

Sep 14, 2017 Manoj Joshi

Like the fabrication behind ‘Pakistan Defence Day’, Bajwa’s solemn jeremiad about their good intentions...

Stomach For A Bigger Slice

Stomach For A Bigger Slice

Aug 25, 2017 Manoj Joshi

India’s foreign policy—from Nehru’s multi-faceted non-alignment to today’s global ambition—is...

Dateline Xinadu

Dateline Xinadu

Aug 17, 2017 Manoj Joshi

The Sino-Indian border crisis is framed amidst colonial treaties, old nationalisms, new entitlements. The...

How The Boots Face The Sun

How The Boots Face The Sun

Aug 17, 2017 Manoj Joshi

The PLA marches to the party’s tune. Under Xi, they have their toughest conductor till date.

Chink In The Checker’s Board

Chink In The Checker’s Board

Jul 07, 2017 Manoj Joshi

The Doklam plateau is an area of vulnerability for China and India. The Chinese action is the usual creeping...

Thinly Spread Across Seasons

Thinly Spread Across Seasons

Jul 06, 2017 Manoj Joshi

India is grossly under-policed and the force is badly used. Balachandran has suggestions, including that of a...

New Blitzkrieg Or No War

New Blitzkrieg Or No War

Jun 02, 2017 Manoj Joshi

The Indian Army is more than a match for its Pakistani counterpart, but tardy modernisation means it has...

Comprehensive National Power

Comprehensive National Power

May 05, 2017 Manoj Joshi

India needs a strategic effort to understand that it is no longer competing with China, but seeking to cope...

India’s Man For All Seasons

India’s Man For All Seasons

Mar 16, 2017 Manoj Joshi

A.C.N. Nambiar was Azad Hind envoy in Nazi Germany, an associate of Bose and Nehru and later a diplomat. His...