Kanwal Sibal

OPEN TO OPINION

Former Foreign Secretary

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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.

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How India should deal with China

New Delhi must not ignore realities as it engages with Beijing and controls the activities of the Tibetans in India.

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FATF has failed to nail Pakistan

It should have been put on the 'grey list' by the Financial Action Task Force for backing terrorism.

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Why Maldives crisis has landed India in a soup

President Abdulla Yameen’s actions disregard India’s interests and concerns, including security ones.

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Why Xi Jinping's China is so belligerent

Beijing's challenge is now being acknowledged by the US much more openly than ever.