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Musings from afar

The writer is Professor of International Relations at King's College London. His most recent book is India's Afghan Muddle (HarperCollins).

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Kartarpur Corridor should not be seen as Indo-Pak rapprochement

If not handled with prudence, the corridor has the potential to become a thorn in India’s ties with Pakistan.

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Why Riyadh reposes faith in Narendra Modi

Pragmatism is dictating Saudi posturing as the very future of the country's economic model is at stake. It needs new partners like India.

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How India is adjusting to the global power shifts

If China has a strategy of containing India, then New Delhi can challenge Beijing’s core interests. Alliance with Russia could come in handy.

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Benjamin Netanyahu’s position weakens in Israel. What this means for India

The relations between the two nations are today driven by the political consensus that strong ties are imperative.

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Why India and Russia need to push the refresh button on their ties

Global trends are evolving rapidly and major powers must redefine ties with each other to match contemporary requirements.

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South China Sea on the boil. What should India do to tame the Dragon?

Unless India lends its voice and support to the cause of smaller regional states, China will continue to advance its claims primarily on account of its ‘might is right’ strategy.

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Pay no heed to Donald Trump’s gaffe over Kashmir issue

Trump’s comments should be ignored with the contempt they deserve and New Delhi should move on to more important matters.

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Pompeo, Jaishankar set interesting stage for Modi and Trump talks

Despite all the baggage, Pompeo’s visit has succeeded in injecting a renewed vigour in Indo-US bilateral discourse and in Jaishankar he managed to find a partner who is equally focused on delivering practical outcomes.

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Yes, Narendra Modi has changed India's foreign policy in four years. Here's how

Modi’s message to Pakistan has been heard around the world and will have serious ramifications for India’s global engagement.