January 10, 2021
Mobocracy: Is it just in Trumpistan?
In the light of the US Capitol breach and the violence that followed, Shankkar Aiyar opines in The New Indian Express, on what the said events reveal about the practice of democracy around the globe....
November 09, 2020
American Democracy: Trial by Trumpism
In this piece for the New Indian Express, Shankkar Aiyar examines how the reputation of the oldest democracy is on trial due to Trump and notes that the crux of the problem is in the complex nature of the US electoral process....
February 23, 2020
Trump, triumphalism and trade tantrums
The need for engagement between the oldest democracy and the largest democracy is undeniable. What can India expect from Trump's trip? Shankkar Aiyar writes for The New Indian Express....
October 01, 2019
Opinion | The economic consequences of Trump’s Twitter-happy ways
In this article for Mint, Niranjan Rajadhyaksha examines how Trump's use of social media to fire missives has driven policy and economic uncertainty in the US to record highs. ...
December 03, 2018
‘America First’ hastens the demise of US hegemony
The wise course for the US is not to try to take on China as a foe, but rather to intertwine Western and Asian self-interest by harnessing free trade in goods, capital and ideas.
June 11, 2018
India’s trade-off with Trumponomics
The trade-off with Trumponomics is a complex cocktail of geopolitics and economics
March 27, 2018
Trump or Dare and Trade War Games
The cliché about Trump is that during the elections those who opposed him took him literally but not seriously, while his supporters took him seriously but not literally.
March 13, 2018
Donald Trump, trade wars, and optimum tariffs
Donald Trump’s intuition that US economic might could be used to extract more gains from trading partners is not necessarily wrong
July 31, 2017
The Analogy Between Richard Nixon and Donald Trump
Like Richard Nixon, US President Donald Trump has bared the fangs of America’s economic might, and threatened to tear up trade deals left and right.
November 17, 2016
The Odd Couple: How Trudeau Can Find Common Ground with Trump, Even on Trade
Vivek Dehejia and James Dean argue that Justin Trudeau and Donald Trump may find more common ground and build a productive partnership between Canada and the US, contrary to the popular expectation based on the common narrative....