Manoj Joshi

OPEN TO OPINION

The Bigger Picture

Distinguished Fellow, Observer Research Foundation.

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Trump got it wrong again. His Asia tour was no success

The US appears to lack a coherent strategy for the Asian region.

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What exactly is India doing to fight terrorism?

When push comes to shove, the only weapon visible in the India's armoury appears to be that futile talk shop called the United Nations.

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What Rex Tillerson's recent speech says about India-US relations

Given our problems with China — the border and Pakistan — it is important for us to work with coalitions which will check Chinese power.

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Donald Trump's Iran gamble could hit India too

New Delhi's bid to counter the One Belt One Road by creating transportation linkages through the Iranian ports is at stake.

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How Myanmar has a long history of brutality against minorities

In the 1960s, General Ne Win expropriated the property of Indians who had been living in the country for generations.

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BRICS was no victory for India: Why China won't break ties with Pakistan

The challenge is to enable Islamabad to make a soft-landing rather than a crash that can have unpredictable consequences.

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Doklam standoff: China can no longer corner India

The decision to disturb the status quo was done with particular end in view, which has probably come unstuck by the Indian action.

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How BJP used Kargil martyrs for their political benefit

Vijay Divas was a means of concealing the guilt of the BJP-led NDA government in allowing Pakistani forces to make massive incursions.

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The truth about US clearing over $600 billion to boost defence ties with India

America's policy on South Asia is under review but you can be sure, its focus will not be India, but Afghanistan and Pakistan.

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How China is eyeing influence over the region with Bhutan

Chinese borders with Bhutan have arisen through their establishing control over Tibet.