Colonel R Hariharan

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is a retired Military Intelligence specialist on South Asia with rich experience in terrorism and insurgency operations.

POLITICS

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A list of Modi's strengths and weaknesses

Gone are the somnolent days of Dr Manmohan Singh.

POLITICS

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Did India make a mistake by skipping OBOR summit? 3 key questions answered

The Pakistani army will benefit immensely from the strategic alliance with the Chinese.

POLITICS

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Can 'Mother of All Bombs' give birth to peace in Afghanistan?

It is shocking to see the US army using the 10,000 kg behemoth, costing $16 million apiece, to kill 100 guys holed-up in caves in distant Afghanistan.

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Why is China hurting its ties with India over the Dalai Lama's Tawang visit?

After all these years, do the Chinese expect the 82-year-old to lead a revolution to 'liberate' Tibet?

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UK Parliament terror: Weak ISIS means more such attacks

In Europe, terrorism is probably evolving into 2.1 version.

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Why Adityanath as CM makes seculars and Congress uncomfortable

They should not forget he has emerged as a seasoned politician, as much as a practising priest.

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Why China's Dalai Lama phobia doesn't rattle India

Nitpicking over the temporal head of Tibet, at best, suits Beijing to needle New Delhi and possibly to please the local audience.

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China-US relations face turbulence in Chinese Year of the Rooster

It will also impact New Delhi's trade, security and infrastructure development relations with Beijing.

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7 takeaways from Tamil Nadu's Jallikattu protests

It shows how social media can be used as a vehicle to trigger social consciousness among the people.

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Has Sirisena's Sri Lanka said goodbye to good governance?

The civil society and anti-Rajapaksa leaders have already been peeved at the slow progress in bringing to book scam-tainted leaders.