Articles by Vinay Kaura
Jul 24, 2019
Narendra Modi to visit Bhutan: Inclusive gestures from New Delhi key to keeping Himalayan kingdom from China's embraceArray
Jul 17, 2019
ICJ verdict in Kulbhushan Jadhav case likely today: Judgment significant for India-Pakistan bilateral tiesAs far as the Jadhav case is concerned, it will not be easy for the ICJ to pronounce the final ruling
Jul 07, 2019
'Intra-Afghan' peace talks: Taliban exerts dominance as US-backed negotiations with Afghanistan once again sideline Ashraf Ghani govtThe Taliban have been indulging in escalated violence to gain end-game advantage in the talks. The continuing violence makes a complete mockery of claims by the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that “real progress” has been made in peace negotiations.
Jun 24, 2019
'Wuhan spirit' fails to break NSG deadlock as China continues to play hardball over India's entry into elite clubIt was wishful thinking on India’s part if it had hoped that China would change its position this time – given the projected bonhomie between Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping.
Jun 22, 2019
China does the Taliban shuffle: Beijing's invite to terror outfit's chief negotiator a bid for greater geopolitical influenceAccording to Beijing, the Taliban delegation visited China as part of its efforts to promote peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan
Jun 16, 2019
Pakistan shares inputs about possible terror attack: Change in Islamabad's anti-India mindset requires much morePakistan has reportedly shared an intelligence input with Indian authorities about a potential terror attack in Kashmir.
Jun 12, 2019
India's foreign policy for next 5 years: New Delhi should convey to US in no uncertain terms how importance of better ties hinges on favourable trade policiesThere has been a growing realisation in Washington's policy circles that closer ties with India can make the US stronger once again in Asia where China has begun to flex its military muscles
Jun 09, 2019
India's foreign policy for the next 5 years: New Delhi should outrun obstructionist Pakistan in Central Asia and push for regional connectivitySince Modi would attend the SCO summit in Bishkek in mid-June, his special bilateral meet with the chair of the SCO a fortnight before was a smart move to make India’s Central Asia outreach a success
May 25, 2019
Sushma Swaraj urges UNSC reforms: Main challenge is securing China's support for India's permanent seatIndia had strongly supported China’s entry into the United Nations and the Security Council as well.
May 06, 2019
India's reluctance to play greater role in Afghanistan shows Modi govt unwilling to shed Nehruvian foreign policy just yetAccording to the US' Congressional Research Service (CRS), "India has been the largest regional contributor to Afghan reconstruction but New Delhi has not shown an inclination to pursue a deeper defence relationship with Kabul."