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What does Modi’s Israel visit mean to the Palestinians?

Modi is merely responding to the changing Middle Eastern situation. A few hours of stay in Ramallah will not gain him any political dividends in the region or in India.

July 03, 2017

A European Union Army: Objective or Chimera?

The success of nascent efforts within the EU towards military integration will depend on the ability of members to reconcile existing commitments within the NATO framework vis-à-vis a EUA.

June 30, 2017

India-US Relations: On the Upward Trajectory

The foreign policy establishment can justifiably feel upbeat with the results of the Modi-Trump meeting, which have been most gratifying especially given the uncertainties in the run-up to the visit.

June 30, 2017

Way Forward on the Gorkhaland Issue

Subject to a political consensus, there may still be some scope for a solution short of a full-fledged Gorkhaland state

June 29, 2017

Will the GCC Survive?

It is unrealistic and naïve to expect Qatar to surrender. And it is not beyond diplomacy to work out a face-saving formula

June 27, 2017

More than a family feud: Arab Gulf unity under stress

The GCC is witnessing a massive diplomatic crisis because of Riyadh’s assertiveness, on the one hand, and Doha’s resistance to a Saudi-dominated regional order, on the other.

June 27, 2017

Challenges for the New Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia

The real test for Bin-Salman would be to manage the three-pronged challenge of keeping royal unity intact, expediting economic reforms and ensuring regional stability.

June 23, 2017

A Forecast of the Modi-Trump Meeting

No new initiative likely on strategic cooperation front, and complaints on H1B visa issue unlikely to fall on receptive ears since available data does not support the current Indian urban myth.

June 22, 2017

Crisis in the Gulf: Implications for India

Crisis in the Gulf: Implications for India

Qatar is the largest supplier of LNG to India, accounting for over 65 per cent of India’s global import and 15 per cent of Qatar’s export of LNG.

June 22, 2017

Analysing Aadhaar through the Prism of National Security

Though there might be several prevalent concerns over Aadhaar’s data security, these do not outweigh the benefits it has to offer.

June 22, 2017

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