All states indulge in spying, political and commercial. India and Pakistan should acknowledge their respective spies and bring them home through spy swaps when they get caught.
The Indian Air Force’s falling end strength and problematic force structure, combined with its troubled acquisition and development programs, threaten India’s air superiority over its rapidly modernizing rivals.
BG Verghese’s last book is a pragmatic reminder of the necessity of an India-Pakistan reconciliation.
After the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit, likely the last in the series, the primary challenge will be sustaining the momentum generated by these meetings thus far.
A rising China and the anti-India resentments of Kathmandu’s hill elite have the potential to neutralize, over the longer term, some of Delhi’s natural strategic advantages in Nepal.
The U.S. president sees the world as a messy place not always amenable to the use of American force.
Clear regulations on drones are required, as the status quo is not sustainable from the point of view of national security, industrial growth, or social welfare.
Washington’s newly acquired taste for public diplomacy could result in squandering the recent gains in the U.S.-India strategic partnership.
Clear regulations on civilian drone use, keeping in mind their true potential and the concerns of all stakeholders, would greatly benefit India.
India and Pakistan have considerable scope to build on the various confidence-building measures that have been negotiated in the past decade and a half, especially in the areas of trade and economic cooperation.