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US in desperate need of Pakistan as leaks reveal Russian I...

As expected, the controversy over Russia’s alleged bounties for killing American and NATO troops in Afghanistan is steadily snowb...

Cold war with Iran complicates how US deals with China

Almost everyone seems to think China and the US are in a new cold war. This is an easy but misleading shorthand for the relationship &n...

National security must be delinked from domestic politics

Indian soldiers carrying the body of their colleague, who was killed in a border clash with Chinese troops, to an autopsy center at t...

China now has the military power to alter territorial stat...

Why has China precipitated a fresh military crisis with India in eastern Ladakh? Among the many explanations making the rounds in Delhi...

Is a China-led world order inevitable?

Open any news website or newspaper, and you’ll find the feud between the United States and China over the Covid-19 pandemic splas...

India and the politics of Covid pandemic

The World Health Assembly’s virtual meeting on May 18-19 has brought into focus the politics of the Covid-19 pandemic in the inte...

Shaping India’s response in a global hinge moment

The most important improvements concern its national security structures and their work, and flexibility in thinking India finds itsel...

Trump’s threat to Iran has a hollow, angsty ring

A tweet by the US President Donald Trump on April 22 said, “I have instructed the United States Navy to shoot down and destroy an...

Covid-19 human rights crackdown across Asia

Prison inmates in cramped conditions in the crowded courtyard of the Quezon City jail in Manila Legislation handing governments sw...

Listening as governance

We have reason to take pride in the fact that India is the largest democracy in the world, and also the oldest in the developing world....

Why Ranjan Gogoi’s RS nomination is wrong!

This is not an article about Justice Ranjan Gogoi. One of the brightest judges to preside over the Supreme Court (SC), he may be the f...

Delhi’s shame is India’s shame

More than 100 days since protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, or the CAA began, and weeks after the worst ever communal ri...

India has slid to being a majoritarian state in economic d...

It is with a very heavy heart that I write this. India faces imminent danger from the trinity of social disharmony, economic slowdown...

BJP is working to a plan!

Normally, common sense is sufficient to foretell an impending calamity, it does not require a sixth sense. The violence that shattered...

Pariah India

After India launched far-reaching economic reforms in 1991, its stature in the world rose steadily. The country was already recognized...

US uneasy as Iraq gets new prime minister

Iraq’s Prime Minister-designate Mohammed Tawfiq Allawi (L) receives appointment decree from President Barham Salih (R), Baghd...

The UN must take the lead in Kashmir

After more than 70 years of terror, killings, torture, and disappearances, the international community must renew its efforts to end th...

India’s youth are completing the unfinished business of th...

Many supporters of the ruling regime justify legislating differentiated citizenship rights based on religious identity, and the planned...

SC order gives govt a way to retreat from its militaristic...

Jammu and Kashmir was closed down on the evening of August 4, 2019. The assault on human rights began that night. The new team that had...

The Indian Ocean and the subcontinent above: Inviting the...

People often start a new year with resolutions, and what the earth needs is a resolution from everyone to aid the environment. For exam...

More than a military show: What are behind China, Russia &...

On December 27, 2019, China, Russia and Iran began joint naval drills in the Indian Ocean and Gulf of Oman. This is an unprecedented mi...