I have been interviewed on international affairs by the Washington Post, the Financial Times, the BBC, Reuters, and the Associated Press, among others and my commentaries have appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the San Diego Union-Tribune, the Baltimore Sun, the Hindu, the Indian Express, and the Japan Times.


Walter C. Ladwig III, “Aid and Advice Won’t Be Enough for Afghanistan,” The National Interest, August 31, 2017.

Walter C. Ladwig III, “Trump & Modi: Seeking a Global Partnership?” RSIS Commentary, June 23, 2017 (with Anit Mukherjee)

Walter C. Ladwig III, “Taking ‘Cold Start’ Out of the Freezer?” The Hindu, January 11, 2017 (with Vipin Narang)

Walter C. Ladwig III, “Relations between the US and India look better today,” Daily Telegraph, January 24, 2015

Walter C. Ladwig III, “How did Barack Obama fall from grace?” Daily Telegraph, November 5, 2014

Walter C. Ladwig III, “Why aren’t air strikes stopping Isil’s advance?” Daily Telegraph, October 7, 2014

Walter C. Ladwig III, “The Best Defense Is Dialogue,” New York Times, September 27, 2012

Walter C. Ladwig III, “An Artificial Bloc Built on a Catchphrase,” New York Times, March 26, 2012

Walter C. Ladwig III, “India’s Unfinished Asia Pivot,” Wall Street Journal, January 25, 2012

Walter C. Ladwig III, “A Trilateral Foundation for Indo-Pacific Security,” Japan Times, December 27, 2011

Walter C. Ladwig III, “Cameron’s Afghan Challenge,” Wall Street Journal, July 26, 2010

Walter C. Ladwig III, “India Sets Sail for Leadership,” Wall Street Journal, June 9, 2010

Walter C. Ladwig III, “Time to Restart the Special Relationship,” Baltimore Sun, May 6, 2010

Walter C. Ladwig III, “Putting Indo-US Ties Back on Track,”Wall Street Journal, November 23, 2009 (with Anit Mukherjee)

Walter C. Ladwig III, “Relationship Advice,” Indian Express, November 16, 2009 (with Anit Mukherjee)


Quoted in Kiran Stacey and Demetri Sevastopulo, “Trump takes ownership of stubborn Afghan conflict,” Financial Times, August 21, 2017.

Quoted in  “What is India’s ‘Cold Start’ Military Doctrine,” Economist January 31, 2017.

Quoted in Kiran Stacey and Farhan Bokhari “Pakistan vows nuclear retaliation if India attacks,” Financial Times, January 19, 2017.

Quoted in Kiran Stacey and Farhan Bokhari “Pakistan fires its first submarine-based nuclear cruise missile,” Financial Times, January 9, 2017.

Quoted in Kiran Stacey and Peggy Hollinger “India launches race to build fighter jet,” Financial Times, October 23, 2016.

Quoted in Kiran Stacey and Kathrin Hille “Modi and Putin to meet as longstanding alliance drifts,” Financial Times, October 14, 2016.

Quoted in Amy Kazmin and Farhan Bokhari “India launches ‘strikes’ on Pakistan terror targets,” Financial Times, September 29, 2016.

Quoted in Kiran Stacey “India’s Rafale deal belies strained procurement ability,” Financial Times, September 25, 2016.

Research cited in Ajai Shukla, “Army reserves right to respond, but struggles to find options,” Business Standard, September 20, 2016.

Quoted in “Obama faces backlash after warning U.K. against leaving EU,” CBC News, April 23, 2016.

Quoted in Greg Jaffe and Griff Witte “A cold-eyed view of allies has left Obama with few overseas friends,” Washington Post, April 18, 2016.

Research cited in Praveen Swami, “In fact: The rhetoric and reality of India-Pakistan peace,” Indian Express, January 4, 2016.

Research cited in C. Christine Fair, “Pakistan’s army is building an arsenal of ”tiny” nuclear weapons—and it’s going to backfire,” Quartz India, December 21, 2015.

Research cited in Shashank Joshi, “India’s incredible shrinking air force,” The Interpreter, September 21, 2015.

Research cited in Arun Joshi, “Firing on LoC: Pakistan’s grand design,” The Tribune (Chandigarh), August 20, 2015.

Research cited in Praveen Swami, “A new toolkit: For talks to succeed, India needs to tackle Pak’s covert war,” Indian Express, August 14, 2015.

Research cited in “Boats Against the Current: Mistrust still thwarts efforts to make peace between India and Pakistan,” The Economist, August 1, 2015.

Research cited in Praveen Swami, “Explained: Why PM Modi’s plodding way with Pak is in step with reality,” Indian Express, May 25, 2015.

Appearance on the BBC to discuss the resignation of the U.S. Secretary of Defense, December 11, 2014

Appearance on BBC 4’s World News Today to discuss Obama’s Afghan drawdown plan, June 22, 2011

Appearance on BBC’s The Hub to discuss Indo-Afghan Relations, May 12, 2011

Quoted in Sanjeev Miglani, “Indian plan to deter Pakistan more myth than reality,” Reuters, December 9, 2010.

Appearance on BBC 4’s World News Today to discuss Indo-US Relations, November 23, 2009

Quoted in Quynh Le, “Vietnam’s trump card in the South China Sea?” BBC World Service, June 26, 2009

Quoted in Sandeep Unnithan, “Fast and Furious,” India Today, April 7, 2008

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