Articles By Arul Louis

Terrorist Azhar's blacklisting a turning point in South Asia's politics?

Terrorist Azhar's blacklisting a turning point in South Asia's politics?

By: Arul Louis | Date: 02 May , 2019

For a decade Masood Azhar was cast as the touchstone of Pakistan-China friendship and flag-bearer in a proxy war on India. That finally ended on Wednesday when Beijing wilted under growing...

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US weighed in on Pakistan to defuse South Asian crisis

US weighed in on Pakistan to defuse South Asian crisis

By: Arul Louis | Date: 02 Mar , 2019

Despite Washington’s preoccupations with the US-North Korea summit in Hanoi, the United States had launched intense diplomatic efforts to tamp down the rising India-Pakistan tension before...

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Will India play a bigger global role in 2019?

Will India play a bigger global role in 2019?

By: Arul Louis | Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Monitor | Date: 21 Jan , 2019

The speeding kaleidoscopic shifts in the global strategic, political and economic scenarios and the forthcoming Indian elections will herald for India and the world a pall of uncertainty as 2019...

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With unlikely Friendship, Trump gives India 'Leadership Role' in Global Strategy

With unlikely Friendship, Trump gives India 'Leadership Role' in Global Strategy

By: Arul Louis | Date: 21 Jan , 2018

As an upstart candidate aiming for the highest office in the United States, Donald Trump promised an election rally of Indians that they will “will have a true friend in the White House” and...

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Pakistan: Test of US influence and power

Pakistan: Test of US influence and power

By: Arul Louis | Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Monitor | Date: 03 Jan , 2018

Angered by the killing of an American soldier by terrorists in Afghanistan, United States President Donald Trump let off the first Twitter salvo of 2018, bringing into sharp focus Washington’s...

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US seeks Mediating role again: Playing into Islamabad's Hands

US seeks Mediating role again: Playing into Islamabad's Hands

By: Arul Louis | Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Monitor | Date: 06 Nov , 2017

Having raised India’s role to that of an anchor of Pax Democratiam – the comity of democratic nations – United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has hinted after his October visit to...

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