T. C. A. Raghavan

The writer is a former Indian High Commissioner to Singapore and Pakistan. His book, ‘The People Next Door: The Curious History of India’s Relations with Pakistan’, will appear later this month

Articles By T. C. A. Raghavan

Hafiz Saeed is a metaphor for Pakistan dysfunctionality

The sense of victimhood in Pakistan is largely self-referential. It is unable to comprehend how feeble these protestations appear to those outside. And however much Pakistan tries to reduce terrorism to an India-Pakistan or an intra-Afghan issue, this tack is not working.

The Empire Gazes Back

Edward Said’s theory of Orientalism is applied to British colonial scholarship on India in Arvind Sharma’s book

Pakistan’s game of thrones

Nawaz Sharif lost a prolonged chess game that began early in his tenure and to which his own errors contributed greatly