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Modi Reaches Out To Saudi Arabia

Modi Reaches Out To Saudi Arabia

Apr 07, 2016

With visits to Saudi Arabia and UAE, Modi aims to position India globally so as to isolate Pakistan

India's Soft-Power Strategy

India's Soft-Power Strategy

Aug 31, 2015

The Modi government is striving to not only revive national pride in the country's ancient values, but also enhance India's hard power by using its soft-power advantages.

Modi's China Games

Modi's China Games

May 30, 2015

For years, Delhi was labeled as the obstacle to normalizing Sino-Indian ties. Modi has deftly turned the tables on Beijing.

How India Is Bidding Adieu To Non-Alignment

How India Is Bidding Adieu To Non-Alignment

Mar 16, 2015

Modi in a short eight months has given a new direction to Indian foreign policy.

New Dynamics

New Dynamics

Jul 31, 2014

India-Japan ties are expected to get a boost from the personal camaraderie of Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and newly elected Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

A New Asian Alliance

A New Asian Alliance

Jan 31, 2014

China’s rise leads India to seek new partners like Japan and South Korea

Lost In A Multipolar World

Lost In A Multipolar World

Oct 30, 2013

India has decimated its economic potential, and strategic autonomy is not an option

Asia’s New Triangle

Asia’s New Triangle

Jun 05, 2013

China’s aggressive behaviour is bringing India and Japan much closer that could have been envisioned just a few years back

Economy Trumps Democracy

Economy Trumps Democracy

Mar 26, 2013

China dominates BRICS with an economy larger than that of four other members combined

The New Reality

The New Reality

Jan 11, 2013

What’s significant is the diminishing role of India and the rapidity with which New Delhi has ceded strategic space to Beijing in South Asia and the Indian Ocean

The Chinese Gauntlet

The Chinese Gauntlet

Aug 03, 2012

By putting up for international bidding the same oil block that India had obtained from Vietnam for exploration, China has made its intentions clear.

The Great End Game

The Great End Game

May 23, 2012

As Washington and Kabul turn a new page in the Afghanistan saga, New Delhi should be keen to take this opportunity to become a more credible actor in its neighbourhood.

India’s Iran Challenge

India’s Iran Challenge

Feb 17, 2012

India walks delicate tightrope on Iran, given the domestic political situation, Sunni-Shia relations, growing energy needs, and a looming void in Afghanistan after the US departure

The Balancing Force

The Balancing Force

Nov 02, 2011

Wary of China, its southern neighbours court India. Vietnam and Burma’s opening towards India dovetails with India’s Look East Policy

The More Things Change...

The More Things Change...

May 05, 2011

The rise of BRICS is as exaggerated as the decline of the US. Tectonic plates of global politics are certainly shifting but they may not be shifting in predictable ways, at least not yet

A Tale of Two Defence Policies

A Tale of Two Defence Policies

Mar 22, 2011

The defence capability differential between China and India is rising at an alarming rate. If this is not tackled urgently, India will lose the confidence to conduct its foreign policy unhindered.

The Changing Nuclear Matrix

The Changing Nuclear Matrix

Feb 16, 2011

While India has little to worry about Pakistan’s desire to have more than 100 nuclear warheads, the possibility of leakage from the state to non-state actors is a serious threat

Balancing Embrace

Balancing Embrace

Jan 28, 2011

Given the lack of political leadership in New Delhi and an absence of strategic vision, can India capitalize in the opportunities that the changing international order is presenting?

Looking Eastward

Looking Eastward

Jan 25, 2011

With the wooing of Indonesia, India is signalling that it is indeed serious about its presence in Southeast Asia.

Foreign Policy In the Era Of WikiLeaks

Foreign Policy In the Era Of WikiLeaks

Jan 12, 2011

WikiLeaks is clearly the biggest story of the year gone by in terms of the policy impact it will have on the future conduct of global politics

Time To Lead, Dr Singh

Time To Lead, Dr Singh

Jan 06, 2011

Despite his noble intentions, Manmohan Singh is singularly failing to either manage the country well or to provide a vision for the nation's future. He may be a nice man but India needs an effective prime minister.

Will America Ever Get Pakistan Right?

Will America Ever Get Pakistan Right?

Dec 08, 2010

The latest disclosures from WikiLeaks merely confirm what has long been known that nuclear weapons in Pakistan have been giving sleepless nights to American policy-makers.

Our UN-Fixation

Our UN-Fixation

Nov 30, 2010

As the Nehruvian idealism has gradually been replaced by a more confident assertion of Indian national interests, it is time for India to make a more forceful dissociation from the perfunctory modalities of the UN

Redefining ‘Strategic Partnership’

Redefining ‘Strategic Partnership’

Nov 01, 2010

US and India need each other at this time of rapid structural change in global politics and economics being ushered in by the rise of China.

Tough Times Ahead

Tough Times Ahead

Oct 14, 2010

Many in India continue to believe that America will retain a substantive presence in Afghanistan. In the coming months, however, India will have to raise its game if it wants to retain any relevance in the evolving strategic milieu in Af-Pak

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