To sustain India's rise, Delhi must advance its economic policies, engage in defense sector reform, and construct strategic partnerships to navigate the power shifts among America, China, and Russia
As Trump generates a new round political turbulence in India’s western neighborhood, India must embark on a more activist policy in the Middle East that goes beyond its hollow rhetoric.
Buddhism’s principles and values transcend borders to bind people across Asia within a common cultural heritage.
President Trump and Xi Jinping must focus on building personal chemistry and having an honest discussion of their world views.
The Chinese defense profile is expanding beyond Pakistan to cover India’s other neighbors in South Asia and the Indian Ocean.
In the two and a half years since Narendra Modi took charge as the prime minister, it can be argued that his principal objective is to restructure India’s engagement with Pakistan in fundamental ways
Many scholars attribute violence to the inability of weak states to restrain violent individuals. But in some democracies, states allow or enable violence to protect elite interests.
If General Raheel Sharif agrees to head the Islamic Military Alliance, it would have major domestic and foreign policy implications for Pakistan.
The lack of any apparent strategy and political determination in both India and Pakistan to establish a peacemaking process is dangerous. Continued violence across the Line of Control, the lack of progress in redressing the suffering and the interests of Kashmiri Muslims, and the absence of sustained serious diplomacy between India and Pakistan leave the two countries one high-casualty terrorist attack away from war.
After retiring as Pakistan’s chief of army staff, Raheel Sharif is taking over as director of a Saudi Arabia-led alliance against terrorism. This will help re-establish goodwill between the countries.