Strategic Issues

Force ForwardFebruary 2018
Military power to drive China’s foreign policy
By Pravin Sawhney

Vulnerable FrontiersFebruary 2018
With a road and new defences in the Shaksgam Valley, the PLA further entrenches itself
By Pravin Sawhney

Of Rohingyas, Refugees and RightsFebruary 2018
End 2016, there were 22.5 million refugees across the world, a serious crisis faced by humanity
By Younis Ahmad Kaloo

Trump’s TweetJanuary 2018
It was not aimed at Pakistan but was an indirect message of solidarity with India
By Pravin Sawhney

Myanmar CallingNovember 2017
The government’s ‘Act East’ policy gathers steam
By Prasun K. Sengupta

Hollow PromisesSeptember 2017
Donald Trump’s new strategy for Afghanistan will not solve the problem, only make it worse
By Pravin Sawhney and Ghazala Wahab

On the RocksAugust 2017
Pakistan High Commissioner to India, Abdul Basit talks about the importance of talks
By Pravin Sawhney and Ghazala Wahab

Walk the TalkAugust 2017
A meaningful dialogue between India and Pakistan is the way forward to break the present impasse
By Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri

Lessons from the PastAugust 2017
China’s BRI and MSR may be well-intentioned projects but India should not forget history
By Cmde Lalit Kapur (retd)

Land SharkJanuary 2015
China’s claims on Tawang Tract has serious strategic implications
By Maj. Gen. Sheru Thapliyal (retd)

On a Positive NoteJanuary 2015
Indo-US defence trade is likely to get a bigger boost against a growing strategic relationship between the two nations
By Dilip Kumar Mekala

Being A Good NeighbourNovember 2014
A much deeper engagement with Afghanistan is essential for India at this critical juncture
By Maj. Gen. Ashok K. Mehta (retd)

Taken for a RideOctober 2014
India should have insisted on the LAC clarification during the Chinese President’s visit
By Pravin Sawhney

Growing PartnershipSeptember 2014
The Indo-US defence partnership is now expected to move from purchase to joint development
By Atul Chandra

Importance of BhutanSeptember 2014
The Himalayan neighbour can play a crucial role in India’s regional ambitions
By Abhismita Sen