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Netanyahu's India visit: Promoting mutual strategic interests
Over the last two decades, the quantum of military related  imports from Israel has steadily increased and it is estimated that India, which buys  almost $1 billion worth annually accounts for more than 40 percent of total Israeli defence exports, writes C Uday Bhaskar for South Asia Monitor
India has much to gain from Sri Lanka ties
Modi’s second visit to Sri Lanka as prime minister ushered in a new era in bilateral ties. Cultural and economic diplomacy plays an important role in the foreign policy of both nations, write Srimal Fernando and Samarth Kavoori for South Asia Monitor
Ignoring opium economy may cost US war in Afghanistan
It still appears that the US government is less concerned about the growing cultivation and production of opium in Afghanistan, reflecting a pernicious underestimation of the impact of opium cultivation, production and its management of the dynamics of the conflict, writes Gaurav Dixit for South Asia Monitor

India's Northeast a critical f...

The government has not only positioned the Northeast as the gateway to Southeast Asia and beyond ...


Pakistan: Test of US influence...

The greater part of the regional role Trump sees for India is in the Indo-Pacific region as a cou...


Despite Trump's rhetoric in hi...

As India gets inexorably closer to its "strategic partner", it will be worthwhile for i...


To resolve the Afghan conundru...

India will then have reason to be very concerned because, with Afghanistan under its sway Pakista...



Pakistan urges US to advance bilateral ties Author Name Pakistan on Monday urged the US to take their bilateral relationship forward during the first visit by a US delegatio...

UN Security Council makes secret visit to Afghanistan Author Name The Security Council has concluded a secret fact-finding mission to Afghanistan in a show of support for the war-torn...

2 Taliban commanders among 10 killed in Afghanistan Author Name Two Taliban senior commanders were among 10 militants killed in Wardak province of central east Afghanistan on Sunday...

Unicef reports 4,011 suspected diphtheria cases in Rohingya camps Author Name The UN Children's Fund (Unicef) on Sunday said it had detected a total of 4,011 suspected cases of diphtheria in ...

Tech infusion, improved training key to tackling future challenges: Army chief Author Name With focus on infusion of technology in the weapon systems, the Indian Army would need to keep upgrading the required...

India, Saudi Arabia becoming strong global partners Author Name Amazing things are happening between India and Saudi Arabia, whose hitherto energy-centred partnership is being upgra...

US policies toward India and Asia need strategic coherence

Posted:Nov, 12 2017

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President Donald J. Trump is on his first official trip to Asia, with stops in Japan, South Korea, China, and now Vietnam, for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum (APEC) summit. In his address to the APEC CEO Summit, he outlined his stamp on Asia statecraft, which includes a vision of upholding a “free and open Indo-Pacific.” However, the United States cannot achieve that goal without strong Asian partnerships—including with India.


The evil of terrorism

Do we have eyes to see? Do we have ears to listen? Do we have guts to witness that our roads are filled with the blood, many of our children are orphans, our sisters are widowed and our youth ar...

Compulsive criticism

The country celebrates the passage of a historic bill in the National Assembly, seeking extension of the jurisdiction of superior courts to the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata). This b...


Come together

The country’s attention is on the left alliance, as the two parties within it—the CPN-UML and the CPN (Maoist Centre)—have not just won a massive victory in the federal electio...

A more realistic take on the Rohingya repatriation deal

In order to carry out the repatriation process for the Rohingya, Bangladesh and Myanmar mutually consented to an arrangement on November 23 last year.


Railways on the right track

Here is startling fact: Apart from a brief extension from Anuradhapura to Mihintale, not a single metre of railway has been added to the local railway system during the last 70 years. In other w...

India is a bird of gold, but too stodgy to really soar; here is why the economy really needs freeing

It is comforting to bracket India and China and talk of this century being Chindia’s—never mind the intense hostility over the border between the two—and of the country’s...


Increase in Maldivians heading to Syria

The number of Maldivians travelling to Syria to fight with jihadist groups is on the rise, Defence Minister Adam Shareef said Monday.

50 years on: A tale of two nations

It was fifty years ago that Bhutan chose to walk out of the shadows of the medieval world. The world was changing and we had to make the right choice. We did. We looked to India for steadfast pa...


spotlight image Thailand will be the coordinating country for India within ASEAN from July. In an exclusive interview with INDIA REVIEW & ANALYSIS, the fortnightly journal of the Society for Policy Studies (SPS),  Thailand’s Ambassador to India, Chutintorn Gongsakdi, gave a comprehensive view of bilateral relations and
The struggle for autonomy has been going on within the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) from their inception, writes P.D. Rai
As India and the 10-nation ASEAN bloc culminate the commemoration of 25 years of their dialogue partnership with a summit in New Delhi January 25 that all the leaders will attend, India is laying out the crimson carpet to ensure that the first ever Republic Day celebrations at which 10 ASEAN leaders will be Chief Guests, jointly, is a
While warning about the risk of “potential nuclear catastrophe on the Korean Peninsula”, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said that a “window of opportunity” was still open to avoid war over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons programme.
While appreciating the remarkable turnaround by Indian exports during November 2017, Anil Khaitan, President, PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry said that India has seen a major breakthrough in its exports to China during last few months whereas the surge in imports for Chinese products in Indian market is on deceleration.
“We have a very solid commitment to climate action,” he said. “We cannot be defeated by climate change and we are not yet winning this battle” and the biggest victims of climate change are the developing countries that are members of the Group of 77 (G77).
In a bid to promote trilateral innovation and business opportunities between the US, India, and Israel, Israel-India Technology Group has launched a trilateral fund of $50 million. "We ar...

The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has for the first time claimed responsibility for the assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto in a new book in written by Taliban leader Abu Mansoor Asim Mufti Noor Wali.


Title: Salafi-Jihadism -The History of an Idea; Author: Shiraz Maher; Publisher: Penguin Random House UK: Pages: 292; Price: Rs 499


A Review of Anatomy of Failure by Harlan K. Ullman (Naval Institute Press, 242 pages)


Title: The Beckoning Isle; Author: Abhay Narayan Sapru; Publisher: Wisdom Tree; Pages: 157; Price: Rs 245


Title: India Now And In Transition; Editor: Atul Thakur ; Publisher: Niyogi Books: Pages: 448; Price: Rs 599