Tag: Japan

  • MacArthur should return

    Pakistan's current crisis comes with an opportunity for the international community, led by the United States, to work towards a lasting remedy to the ‘international migraine’. Between late 1945-1952, a period of just seven years, General Douglas MacArthur occupied Japan, reconstructed its war-torn economy, demilitarised the state, fixed the education system and instituted a democracy that has endured since then. It is hard to find a better to-do list for today’s Pakistan.

  • Dealing with China’s power projection

    A rising China will not tolerate a rising India as its peer competitor. Even if a rising India does not have an intention of becoming a regional hegemon, China will try its best to contain India as it has already done to a large extent. And it is this containment that India must guard against.