Former diplomat and ambassador to various countries, M.K.Bhadrakumar speaks on the "Arab Spring" and what it has entailed, the geopolitics of the region and much much more in his keynote address at a seminar titled "THE ARAB SPRING: THE REGION AND INDIA" at Jamia Millia Islamia. Pragoti publishes the text of the speech below.
Current developments in the three-way equations involving the United States, Pakistan and India highlight that for the foreseeable future, they would need to factor in a “sleeping partner” — Afghanistan. India, in particular, needs to be cognisant of this strange coupling. Retired Indian Foreign Service official MK Bhadrakumar writes in The Hindu.
Any hitching of our wagons to the U.S. global agenda at such a juncture when unprecedented fluidity has appeared in world politics will be incredibly foolhardy. MK Bhadrakumar writes in an article in The Hindu. Cartoon, courtesy, The Hindu.