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World  /  Published 23.09.20

Bond namesake in Polish Cold War archives

Poles were left shaken and stirred by news that a suspected British agent called James Bond was on Her Majesty’s secret service in the country in the 1960s, after the Institute of National Remem...
By Reuters in Warsaw

Books  /  Published 31.01.19

A new way to look at the US in South Asia

As Srinath Raghavan writes the history of the US in South Asia in The most dangerous place: A History of the United States in South Asia, his story begins from the early 19th century, when South Asia ...
By Anindya Jyoti Majumdar in

World  /  Published 02.02.19

Russia pulls plug on nuclear arms pact after US

Following in the footsteps of the U.S., Russia will abandon a centerpiece nuclear arms treaty but will only deploy intermediate-range nuclear missiles if Washington does so, President Vladimir Putin s...
By AP in Moscow

World  /  Published 04.01.19

Spy or not? American who loves Russia caught in new Cold War

He loved to travel around Russia by train, collected tea glass holders stamped with Russian historical scenes and maintained social media friendships with ordinary Russians, from a hairstylist to reti...
By Julian E. Barnes and Neil MacFarquhar/NYTNS in Washington

Opinion  /  Published 12.09.19

History wars reflect how Asia is changing

Differing interpretations of a treaty over half a century old, territorial claims and counter claims, anger on the streets, charged political rhetoric underwritten by a deep sense of historical wrong ...
By T.C.A. Raghavan in

Books  /  Published 06.09.19

The evolution of India’s foreign policy

The Cold War period was marked by intense rivalry between two superpowers, and in an environment of alliance politics, the newly independent India pursued the policy of non-alignment in order to maint...
By Anindya Jyoti Majumdar in

Opinion  /  Published 04.07.19

The path of progressive forces must be green

I became interested in the phenomenon of increasing violence during the 1990s. The demolition of the Babri Masjid was only the tipping point for my interest. It had started interesting me much earlier...
By G.N. Devy in

Books  /  Published 19.04.19

The socialist vision: Newer perspectives

The collapse of the USSR resulted in, among other things, a resurfacing of critical studies of Marxism going beyond the Cold War polarities. One part of that was a recovery of the wide spectrum within...
By Kunal Chattopadhyay in

Opinion  /  Published 16.01.19

The contrast in India's and China's growth

Last month witnessed the commemoration of the 40th anniversary of an event of great significance in the history of modern China. President Xi Jinping underscored its importance by signposting it with ...
By T.C.A. Raghavan in


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