Articles by Seema Guha
Sep 16, 2017
North Korea's sabre-rattling ways will be best countered by the US through talksNearly every person dealing with the North Korea crisis in Washington knows that the best option is to revive the six-nation nuclear talks with Pyongyang.
Sep 07, 2017
North Korea dares the US: Kim Jong-un, Donald Trump keep the world on edge as China watches closelyChina's fear is that a change of regime in Korea, leading to the eventual unification of the north and south beholden to the US, is a dangerous proposition.
Aug 22, 2017
Donald Trump's new Afghanistan strategy: President tries to sway his base but there's no easy way out for USWhile the new US strategy on Afghanistan announced by President Donald Trump on Monday offered nothing new or dramatic, it was an attempt to sway his base.
Jul 24, 2017
India-China standoff over Doka La: Border tensions on the rise, but history shows war isn't the only optionThe battle of nerves between India and China continues with neither side willing to blink and preparing for the long haul in Doka La.
Jul 12, 2017
Amid Sikkim border row, India's Malabar exercises make for a smart strategy as US, Japan look to rein in China's influenceThe on going naval exercises in the Bay of Bengal between India, US and Japan are taking place amid continuing tension between India and China in the Bhutan-China border
Jul 05, 2017
Narendra Modi in Israel: Don't believe the hype, India isn't abandoning support for PalestineIt seems only fair that the first Indian prime minister to visit Israel is Narendra Modi of the BJP.
Jul 02, 2017
India, China need to defuse volatile situation; army chief's belligerent posturing is uncalled forIt is foolish for an army chief to issue belligerent statements at a time of renewed tension. Neither India nor China want a war, and the only way out is talk
Jun 27, 2017
Narendra Modi-Donald Trump meet: Optics apart, joint statement scores big on atmospherics, messagingThe much-anticipated meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and United States president Donald Trump has come off much better than expected.
Jun 24, 2017
Cattle sale restrictions: BJP's 'beef ban' threatens to derail their North East ambitionsThe BJP juggernaut rolls on in the North East. The party which has been gathering momentum after its thumping election win in Assam and a less spectacular victory in Manipur, is now looking to repeat its performance in Meghalaya, the hill state where elections are due next year.
Jun 21, 2017
India aims to remain relevant in 'uncertain' Afghanistan with air corridor as China plays peacemakerThe idea of the air corridor is to send a message to Pakistan, that the India-Afghanistan bond remains strong.