A Framework for Understanding Sino-Indian Ties

What framework can we use to understand the current Sino-Indian relationship?

China and India’s Agni-V Missile Test

Military capability – including nuclear weapons and credible missile delivery systems – can only form one part of India’s overall China policy, at best an insurance policy. And surely nobody takes insurance hoping there will be an occasion to claim it.

China-Pakistan Relations after Osama bin Laden

Domestic instability in Pakistan, the continuing spread of religious radicalism from Pakistan into China, and threats to Chinese economic interests are conditions that would amplify the need for Beijing to take a sterner line with its “all-weather friend”. This could well be a serious dilemma confronting the Chinese leadership at some point in the near future.