India’s BJP Is a Neoliberal Party Masquerading as a Protectionist One

India’s BJP Is a Neoliberal Party Masquerading as a Protectionist One

The BJP stunningly lost five regional elections earlier this month in a development that proves that people are no longer as distracted by the neoliberal party’s identity politics as they once were and are instead very well aware that they’ve been duped over the past half-decade by a movement that espouses populist protectionist rhetoric but…

Why’s India Bragging About Allegedly Tracking a Chinese Submarine?

Why’s India Bragging About Allegedly Tracking a Chinese Submarine?

India is sending several messages by bragging about its alleged ability to track one of its “frenemy’s” submarines in the “Indian Ocean”, though the timing of this announcement might inadvertently raise further suspicions in Russia about its South Asian partner’s true long-term strategic intentions. Sputnik reported that Indian Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba just disclosed…

India’s Scapegoating Pakistan for Nepal Like the US Does for Afghanistan

India’s Scapegoating Pakistan for Nepal Like the US Does for Afghanistan

Neither allied Great Power can admit that their own missteps are the reason for the two major strategic failures that they’re facing, with it being much easier to conveniently blame Pakistan as the regional bogeyman instead of taking responsibility for the blowback that they’re receiving. It’s old news that the US regularly scapegoats Pakistan for…

While China’s Xianjing Remains Stable, it is in India Where Muslims Are Being Systematically Attacked

While China’s Xianjing Remains Stable, it is in India Where Muslims Are Being Systematically Attacked

From a diverse history to a sectarian crisis  The modern borders of India do not precisely correspond to those of any one of the many sovereign entities that arose in south Asia over the millennia. Instead, today’s India in terms of its political geography was shaped by the modern Partition of British India which began…