There’s a real danger that Modi may be tempted to take further reckless action.
Today, Pakistan has few friends and many enemies in Washington.
Given the emerging strategic alignments, CPEC may have already become the target of an economic ‘war’.
Talks with India at this point will not resolve the dispute and could demoralise the Kashmiris.
Our diplomacy has displayed several missteps which illustrate an absence of strategic direction.
American military moves to contain China have become more robust and overt in recent months.
Brexit has happened at a sensitive moment for European security.
The country must break out of its defensive mode.
America is and will remain a major player in the new Asian Great Game.
The purpose of the US strike may have been to create fresh divisions within the Afghan Taliban.
The design seems to be to have Pakistan fight the US and Kabul’s fight against the Haqqanis.
The focus on corruption of Third World leaders masks the unscrupulous behaviour of major capitalist states.
The US alliance with India has negative implications for Pakistan’s security.
India has adopted a complex strategy to wear down Pakistan’s resistance.
It appears that everyone wants a negotiated peace in Afghanistan, except the Afghans themselves.
If either Trump or Cruz is elected much of the right-wing anger may be reflected in US policies.
A secretary general must not be beholden to one or more of the permanent members.
Today, the Muslim world needs its own version of a Westphalian peace.
There are several external drivers of violence that need to be neutralised.
Under the circumstances, it may be best to delay the dialogue until the dust has settled over Pathankot.