The U.S. needs rethink its tendency to blindly follow the 'COIN' doctrine.
The national election in Pakistan looks like a game of polarisation, but if democracy is meant to provide some relief and prosperity, all political parties have flopped, bottom up. The field is now wide open, and anything can happen - including a hung parliament.
policymic republished Gateway House's Samir Kapadia's interview with the former Special Director of India's Intelligence Bureau (IB), R. Ravi. The latter explains the concerns that arise from reconstructing the Stilwell Road and why a healthy India-Myanmar relationship that fits into our ‘Look East’ policy.
The Stilwell Road, which once connected India to China via Myanmar before falling prey to neglect, is now being restored. Gateway House interviews former Special Director of India's Intelligence Bureau, R. Ravi, to discuss the strategic importance of this road and its relevance to our 'Look-East' policy.
A decade later after 9/11, the U.S. is yet to rally itself against Pakistani-sponsored terrorism and India has not better prepared to defend itself. Gateway House’s Neelam Deo and Akshay Mathur cover India’s national security in a piece published in InDepthNews.