India’s Nuclear Doctrine: Needs Revisiting

When India’s Defense Minister Rajnath Singh recently hinted that India could opt for “first use” nuclear doctrine depending upon circumstances in future, there was hardly any strong reaction against it either within India or abroad.…

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Will Japan Forever be a Non-nuclear Weapon State?

One would not be surprised if Japan in-not-so-distant future changes its age-old stance on nuclear disarmament and opts for the nuclear option due to changing strategic landscape in the emerging global nuclear order. China’s assertiveness,…

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Flip-flopped US Approach to Kashmir Issue

What India would expect from a strategic partner like the United States is a commitment not to back a state that sponsors terrorism, particularly a state that brags about its nuclear capability and brandishes its…

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Australia: Next Nuclear Weapon Power in Indo-Pacific?

in the backdrop of China’s appearance as a very authoritative naval power in the Indo-Pacific, Chinese claim of sovereignty over a large chunk of South China Sea and belligerent construction of military facilities in some…

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Trump’s Unilateral Policies under Challenge

Donald Trump is not the United States, and his administration cannot last forever. “My Way, or the High Way” policy should be replaced with ‘Our Way”, since there are myriad global issues and concerns that…

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Major Powers’ Naval Showups in South China Sea

The Big Power presence in the South China Sea makes it a dangerous flashpoint. The Cold War time trust among alliance partners are missing in the present scenario, and thus it is difficult to say…

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IR Studies in India

The current crisis in IR Studies in India need urgent intervention by the University Grants Commission and the Ministry of Human Resource Development as the expertise that is required in the era of globalization to…

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Modi, Smart Non-alignment & Major World Powers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s engagements with the leaders of major world powers are distinct, well measured, and symbol of India’s quest for an autonomous status of India in world affairs.

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Pakistan Developing Positive Equations with Japan

Islamabad’s improving ties with Japan has gone unnoticed by the international community in general and India in particular. The lacuna needs to be covered up.

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