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Domestic political climate affects external relations. India must recognise this urgently

December 31, 2019 9:34 am

Some in Delhi might scoff at the notion of recognising external concerns in the conduct of India’s domestic politics. To be sure, the theory is that all states are sovereign and free to do what they want at home and free to conduct foreign policies as they like.

Aligned interests and a big stick

April 13, 2019 12:15 am

That’s what the West needs to meet challenge from China, Russia and others

Raja Mandala: The Gulf in foreign policy

October 02, 2018 1:11 am

India is ignoring its interests by privileging Iran vis-a-vis the Arab world.

Chanakya In Our Times

September 01, 2018 12:07 am

India’s use of his concepts of isolationism and involvement confounds Pakistan.

Trump's foreign policy: An unlovely triangle

August 06, 2018 12:16 am

Between strategic-energy interests with Iran and a flip-flopping US president, India must find its own balance.

Delhi and Canberra, a lost chance

August 04, 2018 1:00 am

Shelving of the Varghese report does not speak well of Australia’s desire to improve people-to-people ties with India.

From Indo-Pacific to Eurasia

June 09, 2018 12:19 am

India is one of the few powers straddling maritime and continental coalitions. Delhi needs to be nimble-footed.

Reaching out

December 19, 2018 2:22 pm

PM’s journeys abroad showcase continuing foreign policy innovation. But it is not insulated from turbulence at home.

Raja Mandala: Indian diplomacy, beyond the canon

December 12, 2017 1:09 am

New Delhi’s engagement with several nations signals a maturing of foreign policy in keeping with its changing interests in a multipolar world.

Look Who’s Going To Pakistan

December 12, 2015 12:15 am

As Pakistan becomes more a domestic than a foreign policy issue