Articles by Seema Sirohi
Mar 25, 2013
Marines' case: Italy argues both waysIndia and Italy have found a face-saver through adept negotiations with the return of the marines but whether the families of the two dead Indian fishermen will get justice is open to question.
Mar 13, 2013
Congress' Kandahar: India should tell Italy: BASTA! Enough.Indian governments take legal undertakings, treaties and anything stamped so seriously they forget there is also a real world out there.
Feb 13, 2013
Afzal Guru hanging: Pak US ambassador recommits to Kashmir causeIt will take a lot more than words to convince India of Pakistan’s change of heart. India has come more than half-way to improve relations and help the civilian government while absorbing gratuitous words from the young Hina Rabbani Khar and Rehman Malik.
Feb 02, 2013
Left out in the cold, India needs its own plan in AfghanistanIndia will needs it own plan to protect its national security interests and the $2 billion in investments in Afghanistan.
Jan 22, 2013
Indian Americans ring in Obama inauguration, signal big plansIt was a great “coming out” party for Indian Americans, who at 3 million strong, are slowly coalescing into a political force in US politics.
Jan 13, 2013
LoC violation: Why the US wants India and Pakistan to cool itIf transparency and trust have to grow between India and the US, a more honest exchange of views is necessary. The US needs to keep India informed in detail about its plans, intentions, and predictions for Afghanistan, which hasn’t always been the case.
Dec 31, 2012
New Year resolutions for Sonia, Manmohan and OppositionSome people don't make New Year resolutions. We are doing so on their behalf in the hope they read it and do something about it
Dec 17, 2012
Why India is reluctant to host Israeli Prez Shimon PeresIsrael now wants a public acknowledgement the India-Israel friendship. It would like India to invite President Shimon Peres for a visit to put a seal on the relationship and take it to a higher level. But here's why India will be reluctant over such a visit.
Dec 03, 2012
Life in Israel: Caught amidst hostile neighbours, bad optionsWithout going into the compelling but competing narratives of why and how Israel landed in what seems a perpetually hostile dynamic, it is easy to see that it is surrounded by hostile neighbors and there is no strategic depth of geography.
Nov 22, 2012
Why I don't feel pained about Kasab's hangingThere were disgusting messages on Twitter celebrating Kasab’s death with “biryani” and worse. There were countdowns for the masterminds still living and thriving in Pakistan who ordered the attacks on Mumbai in 2008.