M K Bhadrakumar

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M. K. Bhadrakumar has served as a career diplomat in the Indian Foreign Service for over 29 years, with postings as India’s ambassador to Uzbekistan (1995-1998) and to Turkey (1998-2001). He writes extensively in Indian newspapers, Asia Times and the “Indian Punchline”. This piece was first published in Indian Punchline. The views expressed in this article are the author’s own and do not necessarily reflect Global Village Space’s editorial policy.

Modi’s Weibo diplomacy’ with Beijing comes to an end!

The common perception among Indian analysts, widely articulated in our media, is that the government’s options to ‘hit back’ at China for whatever has...

US in desperate need of Pakistan as leaks reveal Russian Intelligence paying cheques to Taliban

As expected, the controversy over Russia’s alleged bounties for killing American and NATO troops in Afghanistan is steadily snowballing. The New York Times has...

While Chinese & Trump’s interests may align, Pompeo has some other plans

If there is one template on which the Carnegie Endowment of Peace for International Peace, CNN, New York Times, Washington Post can agree with...

Japan no longer the little brother obeying Washington’s orders?

Regional security in Northeast Asia underwent a jolt on Thursday with the announcement in Tokyo by Japanese Defense Minister Taro Kono that Japan would...

India realizes RIC Meet’s importance: will Russia be able to rescue India?

There is a curious hype among Indian analysts over the Russia-India-China videoconference of foreign ministers taking place today. Even the compulsive detractors of processes...

Why only Modi is capable of resolving border dispute with China

The controversy over Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks at the All-Party Conference in New Delhi on June 18 regarding the border clashes with China...

China adamant on teaching India a lesson?

The Indian analysts have been comparing the military build-up in the India-China border in eastern Ladakh to the Doklam standoff in 2017. This was...

What makes ICC investigation of US war crimes in Afghanistan highly sensitive

Britain has joined France and Germany to break with the United States over President Trump’s Executive Order on June 11 authorising economic sanctions against...

Can India & China reach a political solution?

The good thing about the nihilistic Indian media narratives — relentlessly negative — over the military standoff in eastern Ladakh is that the government...

How New Zealand beat Coronavirus?

It is seventeen long days since a Covid-19 case has been reported in New Zealand. Announcing this in Wellington today, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern...

India, a colossal washout in US versus China showdown

In a trove of declassified CIA documents some years ago, there was a list of Soviet jokes from the 1980s offering the glimpse of...

How does Trump aim to contain China?

This past week has been a catastrophic seven days that shook America. Some of the debris may have inevitably fallen on President Donald Trump...

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