Jagdish N. Singh

Jagdish N. Singh

Jagdish N. Singh is a senior Indian journalist based in New Delhi.

India Needs Effective Surgical Strikes Against Pakistan-Based Terror

| May 8, 2019

The Modi government claims, as have other Indian governments before it, that it has conducted surgical strikes against terror organizations in Pakistan. Whether or not these claims are true, terror activities have continued. If surgical strikes are to be effective, they must be properly targeted.

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Erdoğan’s Dangerous Ambitions Threaten India and Beyond

| March 27, 2019

The age of empire has come and gone, but in some quarters, the imperialist dream is alive and well. Leaders continue to appear on the world stage from time to time to style themselves in this fashion. The latest entry in this category is Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who is promoting himself as leader of the Muslim world to his coreligionists around the globe – particularly in India.

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US-Taliban Dialogue Is an Exercise in Naiveté

| February 25, 2019

The ongoing US-Taliban dialogue is devoid of logic. The mission of the US troops in Afghanistan is still far from complete. Washington must take the Taliban’s jihadist ideology and past record into account. They are not to be trusted.  

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Israel’s Nationality Law Does Not Discriminate Against Minorities

| December 23, 2018

Some non-Jewish citizens of Israel continue to be upset by the passage of the Nationality Law over the summer. They needn’t be: in concert with the Basic Law, the Nationality Law ensures the civic equality of all citizens regardless of religion or ethnic affiliation.

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Halting the Egyptian Drift

| June 19, 2011

Developments in post-Mubarak Egypt are beginning to mirror the process of Islamization that took place in Iran following the 1979 revolution. The Muslim Brotherhood is gaining support, while progressive forces – those that hoped to bring democracy to Egypt – have fallen silent.

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