A decline in Nawaz Sharif’s political stocks means more army control. It bodes ill for talks with India.
Is India-China standoff a case of the world’s newest superpower refusing to accept India’s response and the troop build-up to safeguard a small country’s sovereignty?
It has taken 25 years for India to break out of its moral duplicity regarding Israel. West Asia has changed, so have Indian priorities that demand realpolitik.
The competing claims of the Doko-La crisis can only be met on the talks table
Prominent Chinese commentator, Shen Dingli, professor of International Relations at China’s Fudan University, talks on the current stand-off at Doklam .
The Doklam plateau is an area of vulnerability for China and India. The Chinese action is the usual creeping barrage of aggression and presenting faits accomplis.
India is content with US statements about Pakistan and China. But the road ahead is nothing if not uncertain.
Modi meets POTUS this week. An Afghan strategy and an offer of mediation can make it noteworthy.
The US lit the fires in West Asia. India must learn from its errors.
Britain’s demoralised public and confused political flailings are sought to be given a spine of principled, socialist steel by Jeremy Corbyn
Former foreign secretary Shyam Sara on India-US ties and how they have impacted New Delhi’s relations with other countries
India should retain its good relations with the US in the Trump era, but expand its options with other key players
With rudeness, low cunning and barefaced dishonesty, Trump plays to an idiot’s gallery where climate change, or terror, are just board games
The Saudi-Qatar crisis will suck in others, create another hellfire
The Indian Army is more than a match for its Pakistani counterpart, but tardy modernisation means it has little punching power. Plus, there dangles the threat of a nuclear response.
Attenuated over the years, Sikh separatism is given a fillip for cheap political gains even by the Canadian PM
What's in the pipeline for the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
Fear of the far right propelled Macron to the presidency. His En Marche! has to prove its mettle now in the parliamentary polls, and then in governance.
The world is no longer America’s oyster. China looms like a giant cloud spilling beyond Asian skies. What is India to do to cope with these shifting geopolitics?