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Turkey can’t leverage US-Russia tensions in Syria forever

M K Bhadrakumar | Turkey has so far played Washington and Moscow off against each other over the Syrian situation by leveraging its importance as...

Uncategorized Israel seeks Russian help in Syria. Will Russia oblige?

M K Bhadrakumar | After threatening Moscow that if it went ahead with plans to strengthen Syria’s missile defence systems, Israel will destroy them on...

The significance of Modi’s visit to China

M K Bhadrakumar | The informal summit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping at Wuhan (April 27-28) triggered a range of opinions...

Korean “peace pipeline” gains traction

M K Bhadrakumar | The two “peace pipelines” – one carrying Iranian natural gas via Pakistan to India and a second transporting Russian gas via...

What if Trump dumps Iran deal?

M K Bhadrakumar | The last big European effort to dissuade US President Donald Trump from abandoning the 2015 Iran nuclear pact ended without success...

Takeaways from Korean summit

M K Bhadrakumar | From the Indian perspective, the Korea summit at Panmunjom today heralding the ‘end of the Korean war’ is a poignant occasion....

Trump-Macron bromance turns into tough love

M K Bhadrakumar | The 3-day state visit of the French President Emmanuel Macron to the United States has turned out to be a disaster...

Russia-Iran ties surge under US pressure

M K Bhadrakumar | A commentary entitled Tehran, Moscow boosting strategic relations, appearing last week in the Iran Daily newspaper, which is close to Supreme...

Trump opens a Pandora’s box in Middle East

M K Bhadrakumar | There is no triumphalism in the US, Britain or France over the missile strike in Syria on Friday. The mood is...

To pull out of Syria or to attack Syria: The Trump...

M K Bhadrakumar | The United Nations Security Council turned down a compromise resolution on Syria, proposed by Sweden and seconded by Russia seeking investigation on...

Trump and his generals lock horns over Syria

M K Bhadrakumar | The military is the same the world over. In 1992, the conversation would have gone like this in South Block: “Sir, it...

An Indian counter narrative on Maldives

M K Bhadrakumar | The Maldives is back in the headlines. This time around, it is not about democracy deficit or rule of law. Two...

Is Trump the most amicable US President Putin will ever see?

M K Bhadrakumar | A fortnight after sacking Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State and a week after kicking out Lt. General HR McMaster from...

US expects India to engage Pakistan in Kashmir talks

M K Bhadrakumar | The Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs in the US State Department Alice Wells is visiting India...

India doesn’t need a working relationship with US Central Command

M K Bhadrakumar | The Indian media reported that following the 2+2 talks in Washington last week at the level of the foreign and defence...

US lights up pathway to Afghan peace

M K Bhadrakumar |  The Principal Assistant Secretary of State in the US state department’s Bureau of South & Central Asian Affairs, Alice Wells gave...

Russia strongly denounces US policy in Syria as Pentagon continues military...

M K Bhadrakumar | A major speech by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Monday at an international conference on the Middle East turned into...

Pakistan’s critical role in the New Cold War

M K Bhadrakumar | Afghanistan, no doubt, was what brought Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif to Moscow on a ‘working visit’ on February 20. This...

Pakistan complicates US’ Afghan mission

M K Bhadrakumar | The horrific terrorist attacks in Kabul during the last fortnight provoked some exceptionally strong remarks from US President Donald Trump. At...

Why US created Afghan transit route?

M K Bhadrakumar | The US President Donald Trump made a significant diplomatic breakthrough in the Afghan war by getting Kazakhstan President Nurusultan Nazarbayev to...

Is the Chinese Yuan behind Trump’s anger at Pakistan?

M K Bhadrakumar | The Indian media have ignored the momentous announcement by Pakistan’s central bank on January 2 notifying that it has taken “comprehensive...

What foreign policy will the US adopt in the east next...

M K Bhadrakumar | The leitmotif of the US foreign policy in 2018 is going to be a last-ditch attempt to “contain” Russia’s resurgence on...

Russia to meet ISIS threat from Afghanistan

M K Bhadrakumar | Kulbhushan Jadhav and our “surgical strike 2.0” across the LOC kept the adrenaline flowing in recent days, but it is the regional conference on...

India isolated by One Belt One Road Initiative

M K Bhadrakumar | From the Indian perspective, today’s announcement by Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi that Beijing and Islamabad are open to extending the...

Why back-channel diplomacy between Pakistan and India has no future

M K Bhadrakumar | Those who were close to late J. N. Dixit, one of India’s most distinguished diplomats, would know that he had a...

India defies US by showing solidarity with Russia

M K Bhadrakumar | In a highly significant diplomatic gesture, India showed solidarity with Russia in the UN General Assembly vote on Tuesday, which condemned...

Will India regret its stance on Jerusalem issue?

M K Bhadrakumar | When India took the pusillanimous stance on Jerusalem issue – for whatever reasons – and shied away from taking an open,...

India refuses to condemn Trump’s Jerusalem decision

M K Bhadrakumar | The cat is out of the bag – the Modi government will not condemn the US President Donald Trump’s announcement recognising...

Rex Tillerson harshly criticizes Russia in order to rally NATO allies

M K Bhadrakumar | The remarks by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Russia, while speaking at the Woodrow Wilson Centre in Washington, DC...

China to deploy inter-continental ballistic missile by early 2018

M K Bhadrakumar | People’s Daily reported today citing a CCTV program on Sunday that China’s latest inter-continental ballistic missile DF-41 will be deployed in “early...

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