• 14 April, 2024
Geopolitics & National Security
Prof Madhav Das Nalapat
Prof Madhav Das Nalapat

Professor Madhav Das Nalapat is Director, Department of Geopolitics & International Relations at Manipal University, India.

Articles Lists

PM Modi’s State Visit Reflects Deep-Rooted India-US Ties

The State Visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the United States reflects the deep roots of the ties between the two largest democracies, India and the US. It was more than a century ago that immigrants from India began to settle in the US, and today there are nearly six million Indian American

Ukraine Has Raised, Not Lowered, Risks Of A China-Taiwan Conflict

On April 2, Fareed Zakaria did an interview for CNN with Admiral W M McRaven (retd) of the US Navy, introducing him as being among the finest military minds in the US. When talking about the possibility of the US getting involved in a kinetic conflict with China over Taiwan, the admiral was visibly

The Looming Prospect of The Samson Option in Ukraine

Joe Biden has an antipathy towards Vladimir Putin, the man he holds responsible for Donald Trump winning the 2016 Presidential election, and this may have been among the elements that came together in his mind to make the 46th President of the US decide that it was not enough to preserve what was

President Biden, Please Transit from the 20th to the 21st Century

Known for his courtesy and integrity, Joseph Robinette Biden Jr spent his formative years in the US Senate during a period when relations between the Cold War 1.0 contending powers, the USSR and the US, were testy at best, and even close to a collision during some periods. After the 1939-45 World Wa

China Has Not Changed. The Rest of The World Must.

Unlike India, which barred most US researchers from entering the country during the Cold War, China from the 1980s welcomed them, gave many of them tenured and other assignments, and went along with a few of their suggestions that were regarded as not threatening the Chinese Communist Party's monopo

Decision Time Has Arrived For India

It was Regis Debray who wrote that "we are never contemporaneous with the present", and that the past intrudes and succeeds in diluting our understanding of the realities of the moment. This has long been witnessed in the Lutyens Zone, where policy prescriptions from a failed past get used over and