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  • The Eastern Window: The significance of China's rail link with Myanmar Sep 06, 2021 09:10 AM IST

    The Eastern Window: The significance of China's rail link with Myanmar

    The Chinese are investing billions on connectivity projects close to Indian borders in Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Myanmar

  • US withdrawal from Afghanistan and a busy night in New Delhi back in 1979 Aug 13, 2021 04:54 PM IST

    US withdrawal from Afghanistan and a busy night in New Delhi back in 1979

    The departing US forces, like the defeated Soviet forces, did not learn from the history of a deep-seated Afghan resolve not to tolerate any foreign invasion throughout its history 

  • As Costa Rica joins OECD, New Delhi must improve ties with San José Jun 04, 2021 04:19 PM IST

    As Costa Rica joins OECD, New Delhi must improve ties with San José

    The absence of Indian representation in San José has inhibited people-to-people contacts which provide oxygen for relations with other Hispanic countries

  • India’s vaccine diplomacy failure and its foreign policy implications May 19, 2021 11:57 AM IST

    India’s vaccine diplomacy failure and its foreign policy implications

    One can foresee a long period ahead in which Indian embassies will spend time recovering lost ground about being a reliable supplier of vaccines, and about public health and safety, to name just a few concerns — forget about being a rising power

  • Space Race | China’s rocket debris throws up disturbing questions May 17, 2021 12:48 PM IST

    Space Race | China’s rocket debris throws up disturbing questions

    With the Low Earth Orbit fast becoming the focus of commercial and military interests, it is of paramount importance to have stricter laws in place to ensure space-faring nations abide by global norms and best practices in their space activities

  • A restless US keenly watches Iran-Saudi Arabia talks May 14, 2021 05:35 PM IST

    A restless US keenly watches Iran-Saudi Arabia talks

    What is upsetting Washington about any reset of Iran-Saudi Arabian relations, midwifed by Qatar, is that the US is not in the driving seat of this initiative 

  • Foreign Affairs | Why India’s medical assistance to Djibouti matters May 12, 2021 10:39 AM IST

    Foreign Affairs | Why India’s medical assistance to Djibouti matters

    Strengthening strategic partnership in the coming years and perhaps establishing an eventual Indian military base in Djibouti is in the interest of both countries 

  • COVID-19 and Foreign Policy | India must review its policy of accepting foreign aid May 07, 2021 03:54 PM IST

    COVID-19 and Foreign Policy | India must review its policy of accepting foreign aid

    This is a time for India to be discriminating in accepting aid and exercising discretion can avoid regrets in future. Accepting aid with which controversial Indian origin politicians abroad are associated has its risks 

  • COVID-19 Second Wave | Challenges to India’s global reputation May 04, 2021 10:56 AM IST

    COVID-19 Second Wave | Challenges to India’s global reputation

    The admiration for how India handled the COVID-19 first wave will dissipate now and India will be judged for its lack of national capacity to deal with the second wave

  • COVID-19 second wave has not damaged India’s international standing Apr 30, 2021 05:09 PM IST

    COVID-19 second wave has not damaged India’s international standing

    India did handle the first wave of the pandemic admirably; our health system did not collapse, deaths were (and still remain) very low compared to the population, even allowing for underreporting

  • Foreign Affairs | India-US ties in light of the COVID-19 second wave Apr 29, 2021 07:09 PM IST

    Foreign Affairs | India-US ties in light of the COVID-19 second wave

    India has to keep in mind that it cannot walk the path of development alone. Many countries can help, but it's the US that has the most capacity to substantially contribute to help India’s journey down this road 

  • Foreign Affairs | Quad, China, and India’s multi-polarity Mar 29, 2021 10:32 AM IST

    Foreign Affairs | Quad, China, and India’s multi-polarity

    It is bewildering that in India it is taken for granted in all the public discourse about the first Quad summit that it is all about China when Modi made it plain that the Quad’s role under the present global circumstances is about everything else.

  • Foreign Affairs | Two missteps in Joe Biden’s China agenda that require repair Jan 08, 2021 12:21 PM IST

    Foreign Affairs | Two missteps in Joe Biden’s China agenda that require repair

    The incoming Joe Biden administration’s use of the expression ‘Asia-Pacific’ instead of ‘Indo-Pacific’ signals a lack of commitment to the initiatives and concerns of allies, such as India and Japan, despite Biden’s talk of taking them along

  • Foreign Affairs | Why a US-India trade deal is still elusive Dec 18, 2020 01:17 PM IST

    Foreign Affairs | Why a US-India trade deal is still elusive

    There is absolutely no commonality in behavioural approach between the two sides, India and the United States, towards negotiating any trade deal

  • Foreign Affairs | Why a major escalation in West Asia is unlikely Dec 02, 2020 11:16 AM IST

    Foreign Affairs | Why a major escalation in West Asia is unlikely

    While the assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh aims to destroy Iran's nuclear capabilities on the one hand, it also seeks to weaken the Iranian regime from within. The method points to the enemy within and sows suspicion and discord within the ranks of Iranian security and intelligence

  • Foreign Affairs | India cultivates geopolitical partnerships in Europe Nov 05, 2020 12:55 PM IST

    Foreign Affairs | India cultivates geopolitical partnerships in Europe

    The Foreign Secretary’s interactions in Paris, Berlin and London showed that New Delhi is now positioning itself as a reliable geopolitical partner of Europe

  • India must watch out for the China-Turkey-Pakistan troika Aug 07, 2020 04:09 PM IST

    India must watch out for the China-Turkey-Pakistan troika

    Turkey provides Pakistan the emotional, ideological, and political support, while China is providing both with material and political support. With China's support, the Kashmir issue has thrice been discussed in the UN Security Council since August 5, 2019

  • Despite Modi-Netanyahu bonhomie, India improves ties with Palestine Jul 11, 2020 11:12 AM IST

    Despite Modi-Netanyahu bonhomie, India improves ties with Palestine

    Under Modi 1.0 and Modi 2.0, there have been many firsts in the India-Palestine bilateral. Delinking its ties with Palestine from the larger Israel-Palestine conflict, India has since been pursuing its ties with both countries on parallel tracks

  • Why the wave against expats in West Asia is a distant threat Jul 10, 2020 01:50 PM IST

    Why the wave against expats in West Asia is a distant threat

    Kuwait’s desire to cut excessive reliance on foreign workers is as old as the hills. Whenever these objectives have come face-to-face with the realities of Kuwait’s job market, which is skewed in favour of expatriates, these proposals have fallen by the wayside

  • By turning the spotlight on Hong Kong, India can put global pressure on China Jul 10, 2020 11:13 AM IST

    By turning the spotlight on Hong Kong, India can put global pressure on China

    India’s Hong Kong move has been noticed the world over, and Indian policy makers should use this moment in global politics to put China on notice

  • Mass return of Indian expats from Kuwait is a storm in a teacup Jul 10, 2020 09:03 AM IST

    Mass return of Indian expats from Kuwait is a storm in a teacup

    Labour market nationalisation drives in West Asian countries started decades ago, but none have achieved set targets — on the contrary, the proportion of expats has increased in this time

  • The Hong Kong crisis reflects China’s hegemonic ambitions Jul 09, 2020 03:44 PM IST

    The Hong Kong crisis reflects China’s hegemonic ambitions

    With deeper economic integration of Hong Kong, China will have the advantage of having two major financial centres: Shanghai and Hong Kong. This gives it an advantage in global financial markets by challenging US supremacy in the financial sphere

  • Turbulence in Hong Kong could open a window of opportunity for India Jul 08, 2020 09:23 AM IST

    Turbulence in Hong Kong could open a window of opportunity for India

    India must grab this opportunity to become a successful ‘trade diversion’ market for rerouting trade from Hong Kong to the United Kingdom

  • China’s political adventurism will economically hit Hong Kong Jul 06, 2020 12:32 PM IST

    China’s political adventurism will economically hit Hong Kong

    Does Hong Kong remain a dream destination for global capital, manufacturing, and services? Probably the large-scale protests, layoffs, and Sinification of Hong Kong hold the answer

  • Has Hong Kong’s status as a global city come to an end? Jul 06, 2020 09:43 AM IST

    Has Hong Kong’s status as a global city come to an end?

    With the National Security Law coming into effect in Hong Kong, the special status it enjoys under US law will be affected. Beijing, however, is determined to nip the Hong Kong movement in the bud

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