M.D. Nalapat

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Victoria Nuland’s Stealth Sanctions against India

The visa denial to Indians policy has become a form of collective punishment imposed in retaliation for India not following...

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At SCO, Xi and Modi differed over their views on Ukraine

Given their record of mistaking what they wish for as what is, Atlanticist media immediately reached the conclusion that Xi’s...

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Iranian women have the right to choose their dress

A young Iranian woman died simply because she refused to accept the dress code commanded of her by clerics. Mysterious...

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At SCO meeting, PM Modi navigated India through stormy seas

For China and Russia, any reduction within the Atlantic Alliance in their level of trust in the reliability of India...

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India is the ideal producer for Democracy Chips

Computer chips made in democracies may be termed ‘Democracy Chips’. And to make Democracy Chips, many tech companies are looking...

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The crowning glory of Liz Truss is her nemesis

Prime Minister Truss appears not to have understood that the hopeless hero Volodymyr Zelenskyy provides drag rather than lift to...

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PLA needs a limited, lightning war for success in Taiwan

Were the conflict to remain confined to Taiwan, the PLA would have the upper hand. Once the field of operations...

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Adieu, Mikhail Gorbachev, the last CPSU General Secretary

That Russia would never be accepted as part of the ‘common European family’ by France, Britain and Germany was never...

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Xi storm rages as democracies increase support for embattled Taiwan

President Biden has gladdened the heart of PRC Defence Minister Wei Fenghe by ignoring Taipei’s request for larger, more effective,...

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Party on, Sanna Marin, and ignore the critics

When last enquired into, dancing with friends at a party was not a criminal offence in Finland. There are countries...

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Unease over Xi boosts security linkages within the Indo-Pacific

Xi has built around him a network of advisors who are almost entirely different from individuals who were influential during...

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Machismo no solution to China’s economic woes

Even a blockade of Taiwan would result in sanctions by the US and the EU against the PRC, and that...

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The media that sees only what it already believes

They are those who even before visiting India have already made up their minds about ‘Fascist India’. Many international correspondents,...

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Xi Jinping testing Biden’s resolve to defend Taiwan

There is confidence in Beijing that the White House lacks the spine to follow the example set by Xi in...

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Speaker Pelosi ensures that US assurances regain credibility

Xi seems to have not got the memo that the Legislature is independent of the Executive under the US Constitution,...

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Commonwealth must adopt a common standard on rights

At the next Commonwealth Summit, the Secretariat should make public figures relating to the trend line of the proportion of...

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PM Modi battles against PLA-GHQ war on India’s economy

Social media is being used to create a cohort of real and virtual influencers who seek to convey to external...

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Taiwan is to East Asia what Israel is to West Asia

Takeover of Taiwan by the PRC would upend the security of the Indo-Pacific. It remains to be seen whether Speaker...

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Sri Lanka calls out for a lion-hearted leader

A lion heart committed to democracy and against expansionist powers may yet emerge in Colombo. The shark is a predator...

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Abe assassinated, but his legacy remains strong in Japan

Adhering to the legacy of Shinzo Abe would mean a strengthening of the Quad and the creation of a Quad...

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Justin Trudeau needs to escape the Hinduphobia snare

For reasons of his own, Trudeau has on multiple occasions shown himself to be not just Hinduphobic but Indiaphobic. The...

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Xi Jinping examines military options to offset rising disquiet

Central Military Commission may calculate that if they move in force across the Himalayas, reassurances from Washington to Delhi notwithstanding,...

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Supreme Court nudges the US back to the 1950s

Going by the logic of six justices of SCOTUS, women’s right to vote could be revoked as it too went...

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We are all Indians together, treat us as that

From 15 August 1947, Nehru and others in the Congress leadership adopted a policy of ignoring the wound in the...