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What’s Iran really up to with Pak, China?

A certain situational quid pro quo is invariably at play to justify Iran’s infrequent allusion to the Kashmir card.

30 Mar 2018 1:32 AM

Trump & Harleys: It may be more bark than bite

The retaliatory threat and no-holds-barred language was similarly deployed for Canada and Mexico.

15 Mar 2018 1:45 AM

‘Sinosphere’ growing, threat to India rising

Nepal has already voted in K.P. Sharma Oli’s “Left alliance” and the traditionally pro-India Nepal Congress sits on the Opposition benches.

01 Mar 2018 12:05 AM

‘Terror tag’ threat puts Islamabad under siege

As a major victim of cross-border terrorism and the accompanying scourge of terror financing, India is a member state of the Paris-based secretariat.

20 Feb 2018 2:51 AM

Kabul under siege: Will Pak have to pay a price?

Two back-to-back terror attacks in Kabul within a couple of weeks have revealed the reach and capability of the terror organisations.

10 Feb 2018 3:16 AM

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India-Israel ties are all set to touch new highs

Today, Israel is the second biggest foreign military supplier for India, poised to pip the US over the long term.

10 Jan 2018 12:13 AM

Return of Israeli-Arab hostilities can only flare up regressive passions

The fledgling peace process in the region could implode with the furies over the expected outrage from such a move in the Arab world.

27 Dec 2017 1:12 AM

Africa’s strongmen: A vanishing tribe

Now green shoots of democratic impulses in Africa are emerging in Ghana, Ethiopia, Liberia and Egypt.

27 Nov 2017 4:12 AM

The warring lovechildren of Cold War era

Caught in the midst of these competing ambitions is the fledgling government of the Fulbright scholar and academician Ashraf Ghani.

11 Nov 2017 12:58 AM

Move closer to Japan, but respect the past

Technically, Andaman and Nicobar Islands became the first territory to be liberated from the British by flying the Indian tricolour.

07 Oct 2017 12:18 AM

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China’s realpolitik is losing its sheen

This no-holds-barred approach of China won it immediate gratification in terms of low-hanging fruits in an increasingly polarised world.

20 Sep 2017 2:39 AM

Democracy survives: When ‘loss’ isn’t ‘defeat’

Today India is deeply polarised, fractured and an increasingly fragmented polity with an ongoing “consolidation of the fragmented”.

17 Aug 2017 12:35 AM

Rise of ‘Shia crescent’ leaves Mideast rattled

The fact that Iran is working with the Russians in the Syrian theatre further pushes Iran away from the sensibilities of the West.

04 Aug 2017 12:33 AM

N. Korea’s game of dare

With tempers running high in the restive Korean peninsula, negotiations seem unlikely.

26 Jul 2017 12:49 AM

Why 2017 is not 1962

Structurally also, the independent PLA is a potential threat to its own regime of the Communist Party of China.

19 Jul 2017 2:17 AM

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Trump scripts his version of ‘modern day presidential’

The media is sensing blood and latching on to the false promises, ineptitude and implications of the Trump presidency.

07 Jul 2017 12:16 AM

In Mideast spat, pot calls the kettle black

Every nation has blood on their hands and has contributed to the bloody quagmire in the Middle East.

19 Jun 2017 1:53 AM

Trade-off on OBOR is a risky affair for India

Beyond the optics of muscle-flexing by both the Chinese and the US-led flotillas in the routine show-of-strength at the Chinese high seas.

02 Jun 2017 1:36 AM

Pak Army’s journey into unsoldierly debasement

Modern day armed forces of both India and Pakistan owe their genealogical construct and DNA to the erstwhile British Indian Army.

11 May 2017 3:59 AM

In Kashmir, a military solution just won’t work

The Centre cannot even complain of the ignorance, intrigues or machinations of state politics as it is part of the ruling dispensation!

03 May 2017 2:25 AM

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