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P. Stobdan
ABOUT THE AUTHOR

P. Stobdan

The writer, a former Indian ambassador, is the founder of the Ladakh International Centre, and a member of the Advisory Council of Oxus Society for Central Asian Affairs.

Articles by P. Stobdan

Despite Differences And Doubts, For India The SCO Matters

Despite Differences And Doubts, For India The SCO Matters

Nov 22, 2020 P. Stobdan

India, which hosts the SCO summit on November 30, should lay out a fresh template to revitalise the Eurasian...

It's No Ordinary India-China Standoff This Time. Tensions At LAC Won't Dissipate That Easily

It's No Ordinary India-China Standoff This Time. Tensions At LAC Won't Dissipate That Easily

May 28, 2020 P. Stobdan

Tensions at LAC this time are unlikely to move pass like other issues such as Depsang in 2013, Chumur in...

Should India Foster Ties With Taliban Despite Its Past Misdemeanors?

Should India Foster Ties With Taliban Despite Its Past Misdemeanors?

Apr 28, 2020 P. Stobdan

India should step forward to recognise the changed reality and pragmatically engage with the Taliban...

What Does Ladakh Want?

What Does Ladakh Want?

Aug 08, 2019 P. Stobdan

Abrogation Of Article 370 Gives Ladakh Opportunity To Nurture Its Political Expression

Abrogation Of Article 370 Gives Ladakh Opportunity To Nurture Its Political Expression

Aug 06, 2019 P. Stobdan

For a long time, circumstances never permitted Ladakh to shape its own political identity and the...

China’s Turnaround On Masood Azhar

China’s Turnaround On Masood Azhar

May 04, 2019 P. Stobdan

The difference this time around was the proposal initiated by France that had no other geopolitical motive...

Tibet Diary

Tibet Diary

Dec 05, 2018 P. Stobdan

Former ambassador P. Stobdan's diary on a trip to Tibet.

Gas And The Greater Game

Gas And The Greater Game

Oct 11, 2018 P. Stobdan

Indian diplomacy during Putin’s visit was masterful, but defence cooperation alone cannot sustain the...

Way Ahead: Only A Perception Change Can Prevent Rise Of Anti-India Sentiments in J-K

Way Ahead: Only A Perception Change Can Prevent Rise Of Anti-India Sentiments in J-K

Jul 05, 2018 P. Stobdan

The political narrative in Kashmir has changed after youths took over the reins of dissent. Unless New Delhi...

Never Trust China

Never Trust China

Nov 27, 2006 P. Stobdan

Sly and smiling, Beijing excels in making canny moves that can maim India