Author Archives: M J Akbar


M J Akbar

Indian Foreign Policy dynamics

The search for conflict resolution, or its grandiloquent avatar, world peace, has been a central objective of Indian foreign policy ever since India won freedom. India initiated the lexicon of diplomacy in


M J Akbar

Article 370

Believes, therefore he acts At 1 pm on 23 December 1947 Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, deputy Prime Minister, sent his resignation to Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. The reason was a sharp divergence on


M J Akbar

The abrahamic sacrifice

The feast of the ram Two other faiths, Judaism and Christianity, are called Abrahamic, a tribute to the unique role played by the patriarch-prophet in the nurture of religion; but they have


M J Akbar

Price and prejudice

Why Rahul left Amethi for Wayanad If Amethi is not safe for Rahul Gandhi, then there is no safe constituency for Congress between Gangotri and the Bay of Bengal. That is the


M J Akbar

A Jogi in search of Nirvana

The Indian National Congress It is not difficult to define success in electoral politics; it is measured by objectives. There are, broadly, two objectives. If you are in play for power, then


M J Akbar

The Power of Regret

Slowly but surely, it bears fruit Cuba. Vietnam. Hiroshima. Is Barack Obama trying to tell us something? I think yes. In the last months of American history’s most unexpected presidency, he is

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