The Malabar Exercises: An Appraisal

India should take the lead in forming an overarching security quad along with Australia, Japan and the US in the Indo-Pacific region.

July 18, 2017

Need for nurturing the ‘Make’ projects

It would be a bold gesture if MoD decides to categorise all development projects under Make-II. This will send a strong message to the industry and to the nation about MoD’s earnestness to promote private sector participation.

July 14, 2017

Saudi Aramco’s IPO

If India gets a stake in the proposed Aramco IPO, it would mean getting a share of profits from one of the world’s largest and most profitable companies.

July 13, 2017

The Tejas One Year After Induction – HAL must take ownership of the project

The Tejas One Year After Induction – HAL must take ownership of the project

It behooves both HAL and ADA to work in synergy to meet the target of 16 aircraft per annum and ensure the successful and prompt completion of the Tejas Mk.1A project.

July 12, 2017

Are we witnessing the last gasp of terrorism in Kashmir?

The distancing of every segment of Kashmiri politics, population and even separatists from the Amarnath pilgrim attack is a clear indication of anger and frustration building up against senseless acts of terrorism.

July 11, 2017

Modi’s Visit to Israel – The View from Jerusalem

Modi’s Visit – The View from Jerusalem

It was a great opportunity for Israel not to be seen through the prism of the Arab-Israeli conflict, but as a technological superpower able to attract the attention of rising global powers such as India.

July 10, 2017

DIPP Accords Preference to Local Suppliers in Public Procurement

Indian industry, which is the intended beneficiary of this preference policy, needs to play a proactive role in facilitating the smooth implementation of the order.

July 07, 2017

What does Modi’s Israel visit mean to the Palestinians?

Modi is merely responding to the changing Middle Eastern situation. A few hours of stay in Ramallah will not gain him any political dividends in the region or in India.

July 03, 2017

A European Union Army: Objective or Chimera?

The success of nascent efforts within the EU towards military integration will depend on the ability of members to reconcile existing commitments within the NATO framework vis-à-vis a EUA.

June 30, 2017

India-US Relations: On the Upward Trajectory

The foreign policy establishment can justifiably feel upbeat with the results of the Modi-Trump meeting, which have been most gratifying especially given the uncertainties in the run-up to the visit.

June 30, 2017