Kanwal Sibal

OPEN TO OPINION

English   |   Bangla

Former Foreign Secretary

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Why Vladimir Putin's India visit is of great significance

The 19th annual summit between India and Russia held last week testifies to the highest level attention that both countries give to their bilateral relationship.

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Why talking to Pakistan is futile

Imran Khan or no Imran Khan, Pakistan’s agenda to destabilise Kashmir from within remains intact.

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Why Donald Trump's fixation on trade issues can hurt India

Washington has threatened to review GSP benefits it offers to India if its several demands are not met.

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India-Pakistan relations: How the pro-dialogue lobby in India is actually taking Pakistan's side

Should one keep reaching out to a neighbour like Pakistan and have a civilised dialogue with it, hoping that it would give up violence?

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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.