Articles by Vinay Kaura
Jan 14, 2019
Sushma Swaraj at India-Central Asia Dialogue: Strengthening ties with CAR countries will help region, especially AfghanistanIndia's external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj participated in the first-ever 'India-Central Asia Dialogue' at Uzbekistan’s Samarkand
Jan 04, 2019
Donald Trump's jibe at India's role in Afghanistan delusional, reflects his transactional view of bilateral tiesIt is Trump’s inability to distinguish facts from fiction which has prompted him to target the Narendra Modi government’s contribution in Afghanistan.
Jan 03, 2019
Despite thumping electoral win, Sheikh Hasina must guard against complacency and autocratic impulsesBangladesh's ruling Awami League returned to power for a third consecutive term. Sheikh Hasina is all set to become the Prime Minister of Bangladesh for the fourth time
Nov 21, 2018
Donald Trump-Imran Khan's Twitter war exposes shaky foundation of bilateral ties, underlines challenges of Afghan crisisThat Imran would respond to Trump’s tweet is not surprising. After all, he has been known for his not-so-charitable views on Pakistan’s post-9/11 alliance with America.
Nov 16, 2018
Manipur militancy contained but far from resolved, poses huge hurdle to India's ASEAN ambitionsGiven the complexities of the situation in Manipur, there is no easy solution to the insurgency in the state.
Nov 15, 2018
Narendra Modi-Mike Pence meeting in Singapore ticked all the right boxes, but will Donald Trump play spoiler?Narendra Modi would like to know how much money Trump actually puts on the table for infrastructure development in the Indo-Pacific region, particularly in the Maldives and Sri Lanka where Chinese 'debt-trap' diplomacy has been pushing these countries in Beijing's coercive arms.
Nov 14, 2018
Modi in Singapore: India-US-Australia-Japan Quad must move from theoretical discussion to pragmatic cooperationThe Quad continues to remain a bureaucratic-level dialogue that meets occasionally — twice a year. It is not a defence dialogue yet, much less an alliance
Nov 12, 2018
India should build ties and rescue Maldives from China’s debt trap, challenge Beijing's might in the Indian OceanBeijing would again try to re-establish its clout in Maldives through the debt-trap diplomacy. The Modi government should, therefore, come out with a long-term plan for infrastructure development in Maldives.
Nov 08, 2018
US grants sanctions waiver to India on Chabahar: Port is at the centre of Washington's South Asia strategyThe US has taken a well-thought-out decision to exempt India from sanctions regarding the development of the strategically-located Chabahar port in Iran
Nov 07, 2018
Pakistan grapples under US pressure to bring Afghan Taliban to table; disobeying Donald Trump may douse IMF bailout hopeWhat is hardly hidden from the public gaze is that the Donald Trump administration wants Pakistan’s help in bringing the Afghan Taliban to the negotiating table so that American troops can exit Afghanistan without any threat to the Ashraf Ghani government.