Today India is in an enviable position. It is a surging economic power recognized in the comity of industrialized countries. It is gradually realizing its dream of attaining a global power status. It has started establishing military bases even in foreign soils. In consort with USA, it is augmenting its expertise and skills into advanced and state-of-the-art nuclear technology to the innovative maturity. Its friendship with Israel has charismatically opened up earlier all closed doors with USA. India's greatest success has been its strong powerhouse of Patriotism - a strong sense of pride being Indian first and all other identities second. During its sixty plus years of existence, it never had the misfortune of miss-adventure of military coups and depraved dictatorships. With its high percentage of literacy, it has been able to assess leaders and parties based on proven record of accomplishment. Its well-set system of timely elections has paved way for smooth transitions and tenable Ad
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May be we are not adequately informed, but the fact is that India does not enjoy the reputation of a tough nation. We are not good at surgical operations like Israel. Mostly we have only reacted in self defence. But, may be one day, all this will change, if provoked too much.