Tridivesh Singh Maini, The Diplomat

Tridivesh Singh Maini

The Diplomat

New Delhi, DL, India

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Past articles by Tridivesh:

Can India Become an AI Power on Its Own Terms?

India has big plans for AI, but more needs to be done in the area of execution. → Read More

After Khan's Visit, Pakistan Doubles Down on China Dependence

Imran Khan's visit to China shows Pakistan remains dependent on its patron -- and will for the foreseeable future. → Read More

Can a 'Federal Front' Help Take Down India's Modi?

Regional heavyweights are gearing up to try and launch national political careers in next year's elections. → Read More

Improving Japan-India Infrastructure Cooperation in South Asia

It’s time for a fresh approach if the two states are to offer a realistic alternative to Chinese cash. → Read More

Should India Take Pakistan’s Overtures Seriously?

Pakistan’s COAS indicate he’s ready to seek peace. How should India respond? → Read More

A Lesson for India in Japan's Approach to China's Belt and Road Initiative

India would do well to learn from Japan and not remain totally closed to the BRI. → Read More

What National Security Advisor John Bolton Means for India

Bolton's stance on Pakistan won't bother India, but his approach to Iran is deeply concerning. → Read More

Why India has had to rethink its China policy

The Modi government has realised that the narrative with regard to boycott of Chinese goods was not a pragmatic decision. → Read More

Eastern India's Embrace of China

West Bengal, in particular, is seeing growing interest from China. → Read More

Why Congress should refrain from becoming a poor clone of BJP

Bid to ape the saffron party on social and national security issues, is not a great idea. → Read More

Can India and Myanmar Create a Tourist Circuit?

After a Cambodia-Myanmar tourist agreement, could India seek similar cooperation? → Read More

China Faces Increasing Competition in Myanmar

Japan and Singapore are stepping up their engagement with Myanmar, where China has long dominated. → Read More

Competitive Federalism in Southern India: A Case Study of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

Telangana leads but Andhra Pradesh isn’t far behind. → Read More

Rahul Gandhi Deserves Credit For Being Forthright During US Visit

“He should be lauded for presenting a reasonably coherent foreign policy vision”, writes Tridivesh Singh Maini. → Read More

What Does Iran’s Changing Foreign Policy Mean for India?

Currently, Iran is not necessarily a central focus for India's foreign policy decision-makers. → Read More

Thailand’s Relevance for India’s Act East Policy

Thailand can be India's gateway to Southeast Asia. → Read More

Trump’s Afghan Ball Game & BRICS Warning Not Enough to Isolate Pak

BRICS declaration may have caused jitters for now, but Pakistan is far from being isolated globally. → Read More

Propaganda & Crushing Dissent: How China’s Soft Power Works

Much hyped soft power of China includes ways of manipulating views at overseas campuses. → Read More

After Doklam, India and China to Meet at BRICS Summit

On many fronts, India has grown more distant from the other members of BRICS. → Read More

What Steve Bannon's exit from the Trump administration means for India

President's former chief strategist played a leading role in chalking out new H1-B visa rules which made it difficult for Indians to secure entry-level computer programming jobs. → Read More