Kanwal Sibal

OPEN TO OPINION

Former Foreign Secretary

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Why India feels the heat of US-Russia diplomatic tensions

The core of the problem is the extra-territorial application of US laws.

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Why America’s current Russophobia defies reasoning

Trump has consistently favoured a dialogue with Moscow, while the US Congress maintains its anti-Russian sentiments.

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Why Modi's foreign policy has been pragmatic and confident

While judging the successes and failures of our foreign policy, a realistic view should be taken of the multiple challenges we face.

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Why blame just BJP for J&K's political turmoil?

Let the critics propose unthought of strategies that they alone have worked out which will change Pakistan’s entrenched conduct towards India.

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Why SCO is important for India

As the second largest and rising Asian power, SCO is important for New Delhi in many ways.

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Trump's Iran decision could have a damaging impact on Indian economy

The president's decision is most ill-advised and inordinately dictated by US domestic politics.

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Why there are no shortcuts to India-China ties

The Wuhan meeting declared focus on the long-term relations between the two countries.

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Why India needs to play a larger role in the Commonwealth

The forum gets very little attention internationally and New Delhi too has neglected it in recent years.

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India's ties with Nepal will remain difficult until it stops playing us with China

Kathmandu has used the Beijing card against us for decades irrespective of which political party has been in power.

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Why India and Germany are made for each other

Germany is India’s biggest economic partner in Europe and the sixth largest at the global level.