October 21, 2017

Tag Archives: India

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Pakistan: From ‘Do More’ to ‘No More’?

Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi talks tough on his country's difficult relations with the US, Afghanistan and India. Read More »

Asia And The Threat to Global Economic Security

While it is true that US engagement in Asia was never going to be secured or defined by the TPP but by broader US economic and political interests, those longstanding US interests in Asia are now also being tested by President Trump. Read More »

Hindutva Terrorism in India

Cow vigilantism is pre-meditated, politically motivated, and seeks to build fear in a community. That makes it terrorism. Read More »

What is at Stake in Shaikh Hasina’s Indian Yatra

Facing waning popularity and a suspecting electorate at home and growing impression of surrendering to Indian pressure to enter a defense pact with its encircling big neighbor, Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has too much at stake in her important visit to India. Read More »

View from India: The Road to China is Through Kabul

New possibilities on regional cooperation are emerging, which India should not hesitate to explore. Read More »

View From Delhi: Gwadar Port and India’s Regional Policy

Regional alignments are shifting with China, Pakistan, Russia and Iran coming together. The muscular diplomacy of the Narendra Modi government erred in its overestimation of India’s South China Sea leverage. India lacked traditional influence in that region and it is not even a claimant to the territorial disputes there. Today, therefore, its Look East policy is in shambles and a US retrenchment in Asia threatens to make it archaic. Read More »

Can Afghanistan Offer ‘Other Indus’ Option to India Against Pakistan?

For India, the gains are many in terms of having a role in exploiting Afghanistan’s river systems entering Pakistan on its West and the East. But building these dams will be fraught with risk. Read More »

Effective Integration of Command

Given the volatile and precarious security environment, Pakistan Army's Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee is militarily not an effective entity, notes defense analyst Ikram Sehgal and recommends that this status quo needs correction. Read More »

What is Important?

The poor of South Asia need compassionate consideration by their ruling elites. Spare them arrogant brinkmanship, says one analyst. Read More »

India: What it Means to be Independent

The hyper-nationalism witnessed in India in recent times is not the nationalism of its freedom struggle. It misuses nationalism, which has a positive connotation in the minds and hearts of the Indian people, to polarize, to divide, and to suppress individual freedoms. Read More »