While the Ladakh incident was eventually resolved by a combination of military-to-military meetings and diplomatic interactions, three aspects stand out.
Monthly Archives: May 2013
Candour on the Red Carpet: Parsing the Sino-Indian Joint Statement
To the careful observer, it is clear that the Indian government was neither thrown off its stride by the Ladakh incident and nor was it overly swayed by the symbolism of Li Keqiang’s first overseas state visit.
Li Keqiang’s India Visit: Towards Realistic Expectations
In the case of high-level visits, no matter what the problems and complications in a bilateral relationship, it is always important from a diplomatic point of view to make sure the atmospherics are excellent and that warmth and enthusiasm are on full display.