Monday, April 24, 2017

Destruction and Construction in China: A ‘Millennium Plan’ for Building...

During the Second World War, when the US planned the bombardment of Japan, it sought the help of a Chinese architect from Tsinghua University,...

We must encourage public questioning of the army

This is all about how absence of public questioning of the army is harmful for the nation and more so, for the army itself....

Trump-Xi Summit in Florida: Can the US avoid Thucydides trap?

In April, when Chinese president Xi Jinping meets the US president Donald Trump probably in his Florida mansion, Xi for sure will reiterate China’s...

The Chabahar Port Project: Why China Matters for India

Image Courtesy: Financial Times On 23rd May 2016, in a strategic mission to reach out to the regions of West and Central Asia, India reached...

Revitalization of commercial ties has become focus of India’s Central Asia...

Image Courtesy: Wall Street Journal The July 2015 visit of the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to India’s strategic neighbour Central Asia has been of...

Guillotining Pakistanis for Pakistan: Collateral Damage to Sponsor Terrorism

Pakistan today experiences one of the worst kinds of terrorist attacks, targeting religious minorities, women and children. Mostly civilians are losing their lives, giving...

Should the state rely on economic growth to eradicate terrorism in...

Image Courtesy: Deccan Chronicle There is a commonly held belief, particularly among politicians that lack of economic opportunities precipitates terrorism. For example, former US President...

India’s Defence Budget: Advance or Retreat?

The hyped Union Budget 2017–18 is being adjudged as a delicate balancing act of the Central Government. Focusing on foundational requisites like poverty alleviation,...

Prime Minister Abe’s Southeast Asia Tour: A Reality Check

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe undertook a 6-day tour to the Asia-Pacific between 12 and 17 January, 2017. These visits were aimed at strengthening cooperation...

Why cant India deter terrorists the way Israel deter ISIS?

“You can go back 500 years. You cannot find a more audacious plan. Never knowing for certain. We never had more than 48 percent...