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A Decade Later, Al-Qaeda Threat Real
September 09, 2011
A Decade Later, Al-Qaeda Threat Real
Al-Qaeda has had a difficult year with the loss of bin Laden and other senior leaders. But discounting it as a threat would be dangerously premature.
A Decade Later, Al-Qaeda Threat Real
India’s Arab Spring Opportunity
August 24, 2011
India’s Arab Spring Opportunity
New Delhi has a golden opportunity to assist in supporting democratic regimes in the Arab World. It’s in its own interests to seize this chance.
India’s Arab Spring Opportunity
August 24, 2011
Pakistan’s Nuclear-Capable Missile
Pakistan’s unveiling of the nuclear-capable Nasr missile has prompted intense debate in India about what this means for the country’s defence.
Pakistan’s Nuclear-Capable Missile
Why Manmohan Singh Should Resign
August 18, 2011
Why Manmohan Singh Should Resign
Activist Anna Hazare is riding a growing sense of anger in India. It’s time for the Congress Party to put the country’s interests first and step aside.
Why Manmohan Singh Should Resign
India, Russia Talk Defence Ties
August 03, 2011
India, Russia Talk Defence Ties
The recent visit of India’s Navy chief underscored the closeness of defence ties with Russia. A failed Russian fighter bid won’t change that.
India, Russia Talk Defence Ties
The Limits to US-India Defence Ties
July 30, 2011
The Limits to US-India Defence Ties
With an eye on China, the US has been keen to press for closer military co-operation with India. India, though, prefers to hedge its bets.
The Limits to US-India Defence Ties
The New Face of South Asia
July 22, 2011
The New Face of South Asia
Terrorism, religious extremism and nuclear proliferation have given South Asia a depressing image. But there’s growing room for optimism.
The New Face of South Asia
Al-Qaeda Goes Local in India
July 20, 2011
Al-Qaeda Goes Local in India
India is becoming a hotbed of terrorist recruitment. Police corruption and shameful incidents like the Gujarat pogrom are making it even worse.
Al-Qaeda Goes Local in India
Facing India’s Security Future
July 16, 2011
Facing India’s Security Future
India has just announced the launch of a National Task Force in its latest major reappraisal of its military needs. But will the government follow up?
Facing India’s Security Future
'Sri Lanka's Killing Fields'
July 11, 2011
'Sri Lanka's Killing Fields'
The Diplomat speaks with Callum Macrae, director of ‘Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields,’ about his documentary film and the controversy surrounding it.
'Sri Lanka's Killing Fields'
India’s Anti-Corruption Crusades
June 21, 2011
India’s Anti-Corruption Crusades
Why civil society leaders like Anna Hazare and Bab Ramdev are seizing the initiative on tackling corruption in India.
India’s Anti-Corruption Crusades
China Needles, India Responds
June 18, 2011
China Needles, India Responds
The latest transport aircraft purchase by India is just a first step in a transformation of its military. It’s China that has it worried.
China Needles, India Responds
Negotiations to Nowhere?
June 15, 2011
Negotiations to Nowhere?
India and Pakistan are set to resume talks as part of their reengagement process later this month. Don’t expect too much, says Sumit Ganguly.
Negotiations to Nowhere?
Why Pakistan’s Ship Is Sinking
June 14, 2011
Why Pakistan’s Ship Is Sinking
Pakistan’s military has had a bad couple of months. Unless it rethinks its priorities, expect tactical gains to lead to strategic disaster.
Why Pakistan’s Ship Is Sinking
Fighting Terrorism in Paradise
June 11, 2011
Fighting Terrorism in Paradise
Desperate to maintain its image as a tourist paradise, the Maldives is boosting co-operation with regional partners to combat the threat of militants.
Fighting Terrorism in Paradise
Accepting a Nuclear India
June 05, 2011
Accepting a Nuclear India
India shouldn’t have to accept restrictions that don’t apply to other Nuclear Suppliers Group members. It’s time to recognize India’s goodwill—and good record.
Accepting a Nuclear India
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