The writer is India's former permanent representative at the UN, is adjunct senior fellow, Delhi Policy Group. Views are personal.
As things stand, the Palestinian issue continues to defy a resolution.
India has done well to refuse to be dragged into it. But denial is not an option
The priority ought to be to collectively deliberate on how to confront the present and clear danger posed by the IS.
That’s the only way to fight Hindu fundamentalists.
Let’s talk of the LoC solution. And why should CBMs be consigned to the back channel?
The deadline for this round of peace talks has expired. Dissolving the Palestinian Authority is the best course of action for Palestinians.
Growing distance from the US,the US-Iran thaw,and Russias stonewalling on Syria were the triggers for Riyadh turning down the Security Council seat.
Claims of nuclear weapons ability to prevent war are exaggerated.
The question is whether nuclear weapons have made us more secure against potential adversaries.