China in Central Asia: Myth-making and Foreign Policy

India needs to give Ladakh greater agency in order to ensure that this region can function as its pivot to Central Asia and to challenge Chinese domination there.

China’s New Silk Roads: Reinterpreting History

The so-called ‘sound historical basis’ that Chinese commentators seem to find for the Maritime Silk Road might not be all that sound. It might just as well be called the Maritime Spice Route.