P S Raghavan was, from 2016 to 2020, Chairman of the National Security Advisory Board (NSAB), which advises India’s National Security Council on strategic and security issues. He engaged on these issues with departments and think tanks in India and outside.

From 1979 to 2016, he held diplomatic positions in USSR, UK, Poland, South Africa and Vietnam, and was India’s Ambassador to Czech Republic, Ireland and Russia. From 2000 to 2004, he was Joint Secretary in the Prime Minister's Office, dealing with foreign affairs, nuclear energy, space, defence and national security. As Secretary (2013-14) in the Ministry of External Affairs, he was in charge of India’s external economic relations and the Administration, Security and e-governance departments. He founded and headed the Development Partnership Administration, which coordinates India’s economic partnership with developing countries.

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The impending beatitude of Xi Jinping The current wisdom is that Xi has consolidated his authority in the party, installing loyalists in key positions. The forthcoming 20th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party is expected to confirm a third term for President Xi Jinping at its head...

The man who brought down the Iron Curtain Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has frequently been quoted as saying that the breakup of the Soviet Union was the greatest geopolitical disaster of the twentieth century. Mikhail Gorbachev, the last President of the USSR, who passed away in Mosco...

Ukraine and the post-Cold War disorder The war in Ukraine is in its sixth month, with no clarity on an endgame. Russia reiterates it will not back down, until it achieves its original objectives. Ukraine seeks more heavy weaponry from the West, to drive Russian forces back to their pre-wa...

The external dimensions of India-Russia relations In the two decades since India and Russia declared a new strategic partnership, the global geopolitical landscape has undergone major transformations. While the partnership retains a strong strategic content, its course has inevitably been impacted b...

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'Sati' Lambah: An understated over-achiever Published in the New Indian Express on 12th July 2022....

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