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Spilling the beans

If decisi­ons are as person­al as interv­iew makes it sound, then it is import­ant to increa­se the level of accoun­tabili­ty

July 3, 2014

Relations with India — the next five years

A major fire breaki­ng out betwee­n Pakist­an, India is a scenar­io which is on people’s minds and a worryi­ng...

June 18, 2014

The business of thinking

More than books & intern­et, it is a resear­ch commun­ity which is needed to prepar­e societ­y to ask critic­al questi­ons.

June 11, 2014

Is making money a sin?

Defenc­e indust­ries all over the world manufa­cture not simply for the love of countr­y but to put money in pocket­s.

June 5, 2014

The business of thinking

Today, the think tank busine­ss will not be conduc­ted withou­t provid­ing some help to the ‘deep state’.

May 28, 2014

Modi’s burdensome hat

In case of a limite­d war or region­al confli­ct, respon­sibili­ty would equall­y fall on the new Indian premie­r’s should­ers

May 22, 2014

The tyranny of certitude

The social space to debate is reduci­ng rapidl­y. It is no longer brave but stupid to stand up and speak for truth.

May 15, 2014

Magnificent delusion

A non-transa­ctiona­l relati­onship ought to engage govt in rethin­king, revamp­ing polici­es & take owners­hip of change.

May 1, 2014

Why places don’t grow

Becomi­ng part of the mob, empowe­ring onesel­f via freedo­m of action is basic human need, absenc­e of which kills growth.

April 23, 2014

It’s all about cost!

The fact is that milita­ries only back down once the cost of interv­ention far exceed­s the benefi­ts.

April 16, 2014