Monthly Archives: November 2018

“The Reality of Narendra Modi’s Foreign Policy Failures Laid Bare” — Shivshankar Menon’s review of ‘Staggering Forward’

Review of my book — ‘Staggering Forward: Narendra Modi and India’s Global Ambition’ by Shivshankar Menon, National Security Adviser till 2014, published in The Wire, Nov 3, 2018. ————– What worries me most is that if Bharat Karnad is right, … Continue reading

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“Some Home Truths” — my response to Ravi Joshi’s review of my book, published in Open magazine

  The author of ‘Staggering Forward: Narendra Modi and India’s Global Ambition’ responds to Ravi Joshi’s review of his book ———– Ravi Joshi’s review is a bit of defensive writing by a former intelligence official who seems to have combined an eagerness … Continue reading

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“Modi and the World” — review of my book ‘Staggering Forward’, in Open magazine

Review by Ravi Joshi. former R&AW official ————- The author in his haste is too blinded by the negatives to see the achievements CRITIQUING A government’s foreign policy does not necessarily require one to provide an alternative foreign policy framework. … Continue reading

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