Jaibans Singh A comment made by the Indian Naval Chief about enhanced Indian geo-strategic involvement in the South China sea has, as expected, raised the heckles of the Chinese leadership. The stringent response by the Chinese foreign ministry has come at a time when there is increasing speculation about the effect that the eminent leadership change will have on the relations … [Read more...] about China: Will new leadership mean new ideas?
South China Sea
Prabhakar Gupta For centuries China has been an enigma for the world, a remote region enclosed by a wall and inhabited by a distinct set of people. It history, culture, religion is a matter on which little, if any, knowledge was available. Now, the growing might of the country has set into motion a spate of academic and intellectual exercises to decipher the idea behind the … [Read more...] about Understanding the Chinese enigma and its impact on India
Jaibans Singh It is very interesting to note the alacrity with which China registers its protest against any action that India may take to further its strategic interests, either internally or in concert with other nations of the South Asian region. The recent decision by the Indian Army to improve upon its defensive posture along the line of actual control has not even taken … [Read more...] about Chinese belligerence concerns India more that the world
Prabhakar G The latest Chinese warning to India not to carry out drilling activities in the South China Sea surely comes as a shocker, more so, since it comes across as yet another act of belligerence by our aggressive neighbour, who continues to pinprick India on every occasion possible. Whether it is continued border intrusions, issuing stapled visas to Indian citizens from … [Read more...] about India is getting squeezed in by China