Sep 07, 2021 12:20 PM IST
As Afghanistan under the Taliban will be an extension of Pakistan, India’s Afghanistan policy will now have to be dealt within its complex ties with Pakistan and China as well as domestic politics. Still, a comprehensive understanding of the Taliban may open some avenues for engagement
- Aug 17, 2021 02:52 PM IST
These five mistakes waylaid the entire course of action and trapped the US into a toxic cycle of both self-delusion and failure-reinforcing behaviour where corrective action was actively discouraged
- Aug 05, 2021 09:52 AM IST
An Afghanistan policy independent of its Pakistan diplomacy, US geopolitical rivalries and nationalist pressures would serve India better
- Jul 24, 2021 06:54 PM IST
Even superpowers must learn to live with regimes they dislike.
- Jul 06, 2021 07:57 PM IST
The external affairs minister is scheduled to hold extensive talks with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov. The annual India-Russia summit was postponed last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Jun 14, 2021 02:50 PM IST
Unseating Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel's Premier for the past 12-years and a self-avowed close friend of India, the new prime ministership has implications for India's trade ties and foreign policy in the larger Middle East, officials say. However, given the current pace of growth in bilateral relations, no significant changes are foreseen currently, they add
- Mar 20, 2021 10:42 AM IST
Chinese fears and American hubris have generated a geopolitical collision neither side can win. Like most Asian powers, India’s best interests lie in remaining on the sidelines as this struggle unfolds.
- Mar 04, 2021 01:53 PM IST
The Biden administration’s first formal guidance on foreign policy calls for revitalising global partnerships to assert USA’s global leadership, reversing the Trump-era’s unilateral approach while maintaining the previous regime’s tough stance towards China
- Feb 26, 2021 09:11 AM IST
India will have to play its cards right to make the best use of the new-found global zeal for economic cooperation
- Feb 10, 2021 08:50 AM IST
The Quad, or the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, is an informal grouping of four countries -- Australia, India, Japan and the United States.
- Jan 25, 2021 02:36 PM IST
This also helps us in balancing what China is doing quite effectively, in terms of supplying vaccines and medicines to some countries.
- Jan 23, 2021 07:46 AM IST
Looking out at a nation more divided, arguably, than at any time since its Civil War of 1861-1865, President Joseph Biden likely has little inclination to turn his gaze east.
- Jan 16, 2021 01:03 PM IST
US allies aren’t blind to the large constituency of American voters who continue to support outgoing President Donald Trump’s nationalist tendencies and his belief that the United States should stay out of world conflicts.
- Nov 05, 2020 12:55 PM IST
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
- Jul 30, 2020 03:00 PM IST
It’s going to take dedicated effort and sustained investigation by various US government agencies to understand, isolate and prosecute Islamists who claim to represent all American Muslims and dominate the discourse
- May 27, 2020 02:05 PM IST
To keep Nepal on its side is in India’s interests, especially in the face of a rising Chinese presence in South Asia. This presence is not just economic and military, but increasingly involves strong political commitment
- May 21, 2020 08:55 PM IST
The former UP chief minister was apparently referring to eruption of tensions between the two countries after India inaugurated a strategic road in Uttarakhand to Lipulekh Pass earlier this month.
- May 08, 2020 02:10 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has effectively used platforms available to India to make a case that instead of nations becoming more and more inward looking, global engagement should be the norm
- Nov 28, 2019 04:24 PM IST
Indian foreign policy is changing and will continue to evolve not only because the global environment is changing more rapidly than ever, but also because India is changing.
- Jun 12, 2019 11:31 AM IST
While there is a lack of clarity on the policy towards China from other Quad members, such as Australia, there is a more legitimate reason for India to abandon Quad than Chinese displeasure — the objective of ensuring better Chinese behaviour in the region.
- Jun 08, 2019 11:42 AM IST
This will be Pompeo's major foreign policy speech on India.
- May 24, 2019 02:28 PM IST
In his first term, Modi had succeeded in articulating a global role for India as a leading player in the international system, one which shapes global rules and is not merely a rule-taker. In his second term, he should be focusing more on how to operationalise this idea into concrete policy outcomes.
- Apr 11, 2019 09:53 AM IST
As things stand India has a strong circumstantial case but it remains circumstantial. Actual evidence of IAF downing a Pakistani F-16 depends on whether or not the US is willing to share evidence of the shoot down. This is unlikely to happen.
- Jun 05, 2018 11:07 AM IST
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said that since taking office, the US president has strengthened American leadership, security, prosperity and accountability.
- Sep 16, 2017 09:45 AM IST
Raja Mohan said assumptions such as USA would always be the world order; the rise of China can be curtailed; globalisation is here to stay and west's dominance in the Indian sub-continent, have been challenged.