Shashank Joshi

Shashank Joshi

War & Conflict

Egypt, Libya and the cost of retaliation

Are we looking at a new era of Egyptian regional activism?

Egypt, Libya and the cost of retaliation

Science & Technology

A new US-India defence relationship

The flow of US weaponry to India to 'rebalance' Asia - at a price, of course.

A new US-India defence relationship

Politics

Afghanistan at crucial juncture

Can western governments persuade their people that after years of war, Afghanistan must stay on financial life-support?

Afghanistan at crucial juncture

Science & Technology

Iran nuclear talks: The final stretch

If diplomacy fails and Iran's nuclear programme resumes, the prospect of an Israeli or US war returns to the picture.

Iran nuclear talks: The final stretch

Politics

Obama, Modi and the 'big bang' theory

Modi's challenge is the same as it always was; to improve India's ability to detect and disrupt terr

Obama, Modi and the 'big bang' theory

War & Conflict

Beyond al-Qaeda: 13 years after 9/11

We are used to so-called terrorist states; but state-like terrorists have been rarer.

Beyond al-Qaeda: 13 years after 9/11

Politics

Iraq, ISIL and the region's choices

Even if ISIL is halted before it reaches Baghdad, it has left virtually every regional actor scrambling for a response.

Iraq, ISIL and the region's choices

Politics

Geneva II: Out of ideas

Hectoring speeches and an acrimonious mood mark opening sessions of Syrian peace talks in Switzerland.

Geneva II: Out of ideas

Opinion

What does Saudi Arabia want?

Betrayed by the West's deal with Tehran, Saudi Arabia is weighing its options.

What does Saudi Arabia want?