Articles by: Shriraj Patil

Confidence Building: Diplomatic Rushes

Confidence Building: Diplomatic Rushes

August 11, 2015 at 3:48 AM

We have seen a lot of dialogue happening of late on many international fora.  Media houses snap up any bilateral head of state meetings without necessarily caring about the ramifications. The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been on a whirlwind tour of around 19 nations in only his first yearRead More

Revelations and Reassessment: South Asia

Revelations and Reassessment: South Asia

May 14, 2015 at 10:15 AM

We are standing at a precipice where South Asian politics is undergoing a long-awaited political change, from Sri Lanka to India to Pakistan, to the constitution of Nepal et cetera

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The Balancing of Asia: Modi holds the cards?

September 25, 2014 at 5:26 AM

India must decide. The familiar or the bold, Japan or China. Narendra Modi inherited an India drowned in pessimism and devoid of all hope. Mr. Modi portrayed himself as an idealist and a common man. He showed the people the light at the end of the tunnel. He made themRead More

The need for hope in Pakistan

The need for hope in Pakistan

July 19, 2014 at 10:39 AM

On 8th June 2014, Karachi witnessed an old fashioned attempted siege on the Jinnah International airport. One could dismiss it as just one of the many attacks by the Tehrek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), but it was different for two fundamental reasons. One, although it was a failure, even the occurrence ofRead More