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India's walked a fine foreign policy line during COVID-19 crisis; test ahead lies in how Modi handles Big Powers
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India's walked a fine foreign policy line during COVID-19 crisis; test ahead lies in how Modi handles Big Powers

If India remains focused on its objectives without letting domestic political compulsions come in the way, the COVID-19 pandemic may propel India’s rise

Macron-NATO spat explained: French president unapologetic about 'brain death' comment, calls it 'useful wake-up call'
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Macron-NATO spat explained: French president unapologetic about 'brain death' comment, calls it 'useful wake-up call'

French President Emmanuel Macron remained unapologetic on his remarks on NATO, in which he had said that the alliance was experiencing "brain death" because of a lack of co-ordination.

Geopolitics, the black swan in Saudi-Indian relations
India

Geopolitics, the black swan in Saudi-Indian relations

Saudi Arabia’s ties with Pakistan and its concerns over Chabahar are two big complications in bilateral ties.

TEDxGateway 2018: From Raghu Rai to Shabana Basij-Rasikh, a look at the speakers at this edition
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TEDxGateway 2018: From Raghu Rai to Shabana Basij-Rasikh, a look at the speakers at this edition

Also speaking at TEDxGateway is Shabana Basij- Rasikh, the founder of HELA, a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering Afghan women through education

Nepal polls 2017: As Communists rise to power, India's 'big brother' attitude only alienated the Nepalis
India

Nepal polls 2017: As Communists rise to power, India's 'big brother' attitude only alienated the Nepalis

Three and a half years later, the "neighbourhood first" is now under scrutiny. Courtesy: Nepal.

Japanese envoy terms India 'indispensable strategic partner,' says bilateral relations are at their 'best ever'
India

Japanese envoy terms India 'indispensable strategic partner,' says bilateral relations are at their 'best ever'

Stating that the focus on strategic issues is shifting from the Pacific Ocean to India and the Indian Ocean, Japanese Ambassador to India Kenji Hiramatsu has said that his country has placed India at the centre of its Indo-Pacific policy.

Russian Ambassador to Turkey assassinated: What does this mean for regional stability?
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Russian Ambassador to Turkey assassinated: What does this mean for regional stability?

On Monday night the Russian ambassador to Turkey, Andrey Karlov, was assassinated in Ankara by a lone gunman who served as part of his security detail.

The art of deception: Why India must treat Pakistan’s offer of talks with caution
India

The art of deception: Why India must treat Pakistan’s offer of talks with caution

There are no limits to being in denial, or being delusional. Pakistan cannot stop being both. You don’t expect a deeply-flawed, genetically-defective country to be any better

Narendra Modi's tough memo against Pakistan signals a redrawing of geopolitical order
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Narendra Modi's tough memo against Pakistan signals a redrawing of geopolitical order

Narendra Modi's unusually bold message against Pakistan from consecutive multinational summits, urging global powers to impose sanctions on India's delinquent neighbour, is not adventurism.

The mess in Kashmir: Is rant media creating justification for war?
India

The mess in Kashmir: Is rant media creating justification for war?

The more the rant media drives itself to orchestrated frenzy over Kashmir, the more it seems that things are not as simple as they appear

India wants to be 'most beautiful woman wooed by all': Chinese media 'welcomes' Parrikar
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India wants to be 'most beautiful woman wooed by all': Chinese media 'welcomes' Parrikar

Chinese state media said on Sunday that "most beautiful woman" wooed by all, even as Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar started his first visit to Beijing for talks with Chinese officials

US sale of F-16s to Pakistan: To solve 20th Century problems, India must adopt 21st Century mindset
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US sale of F-16s to Pakistan: To solve 20th Century problems, India must adopt 21st Century mindset

As long as India remains an undecided bystander in regional geopolitics (even at the cost of its own national interests), the United States will be forced to seek willing if imperfect partners that further its goals in the region and there will be further sales of F-16s and other equipment over India's objections

Geopolitical complications, diplomatic immunity: Saudi diplomat accused of rape in Gurgaon may go scot-free
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Geopolitical complications, diplomatic immunity: Saudi diplomat accused of rape in Gurgaon may go scot-free

Cases under various sections of the Indian Penal Code have been filed against the Saudi diplomat accused of rape, but here's why justice is likely to be anything but swift

Forget border deal: CCTV's India map reveals China's growing appetite for land
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Forget border deal: CCTV's India map reveals China's growing appetite for land

We can't stop China (or Pakistan) from publishing their own maps of India with Kashmir and Arunachal lopped off, but we should understand what they mean: China has now changed its stance on what it wants from a border settlement

Sugar Daddy Xi Jinping is effectively reducing Pakistan to a vassal state
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Sugar Daddy Xi Jinping is effectively reducing Pakistan to a vassal state

The Chinese plan to invest a massive $46 billion in Pakistan may be aimed against India, but it is also an effort to keep Pakistan in one piece and prevent Islamist jihadis from threatening China's own backyard

Iran Nuclear deal, Yemen evacuation will allow India to project power in region
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Iran Nuclear deal, Yemen evacuation will allow India to project power in region

The Iran nuclear deal that will end sanctions in return for scaling down its uranium enrichment plans is a good development from India's angle. Together with the recent evacuation from Yemen, it gives India scope to project maritime power in the Indian Ocean

Modi-Obama summit: The optics of Nuclear deal outweigh the substance
World

Modi-Obama summit: The optics of Nuclear deal outweigh the substance

The agreement on the Indo-US nuclear deal is more optics than a major forward movement on nuclear power projects. The real gains of the Modi-Obama summit are the end of mistrust and a positive environment for future collaboration

Rouble rubble, jihad and sliding oil: Here's how the west is shooting itself in the foot
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Rouble rubble, jihad and sliding oil: Here's how the west is shooting itself in the foot

The politics of the west's sanctions against Russia and the Saudi bid to fix Iran and Russia by keeping oil prices low is driving the world to its next crisis. The west may find that in trying to fix Putin, it may be shooting itself in the foot

Modi's India rises on global stage as Obama agrees to be Republic Day guest
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Modi's India rises on global stage as Obama agrees to be Republic Day guest

Obama's decision to accept Modi's invitation to be the R-Day chief guest could be a tipping point in both the Indo-US relationship in the years ahead.

N Korea calls US-South Korea joint drill a rehearsal for nuclear war
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N Korea calls US-South Korea joint drill a rehearsal for nuclear war

The annual Ulchi-Freedom Guardian exercise, aimed at testing combat readiness for a North Korea invasion, is scheduled to begin August 18