Recent positive developments do not mean the Great Game involving Afghanistan is over.
The peaceful resolution of the Iranian nuclear issue would be a major achievement for President Obama.
The Indian prime minister will be unable to pummel Pakistan into accepting its regional domination.
The frequent abuse of the veto by some of the P5 needs to be neutralised.
Thanks to the US ‘strategic umbrella’, India has adopted a more robust posture towards China.
The basic rationale for radicalism has been provided by the suppression of Muslims.
Pakistan will have to defeat India’s secret war against Pakistan if it is to defeat the TTP.
Today, there is an opportunity to build a genuine global consensus to eliminate terrorism.
Most policymakers are wondering for how long this period of cheaper oil will last.
Pakistan’s leaders have no vision or plan for national development.
Many of Pakistan’s security challenges are linked to the situation beyond its borders.
The operation of mutual deterrence between India and Pakistan is being eroded.
Conditions may now exist for a rapprochement between Islamabad and Kabul.
The most proximate impediment to India’s quest for Great Power status remains Pakistan.
It is not wholly evident why IS has emerged as America’s top military target.
Hopefully, realisation has dawned that peace is not about to break out with India.
There are many areas where mutually beneficial cooperation can be promoted between Islamabad and Moscow.
Israel’s military success is unlikely to yield sustainable security.
The modern ‘game’ of world politics is complex and multi-dimensional.
The North Waziristan operation is unlikely to be fully successful since it lacked the vital element of surprise.