India’s poor response to the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic will also have wider foreign policy ramifications for the country
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China’s Vaccine Diplomacy and India
Beijing’s insistence on the world accepting China-made vaccines is a symptom of the insecurity and siege mentality of the Communist Party of China
India’s Mixed Signals to China on Terrorism
While there is a clear case of Chinese double standards on terrorism, India has not helped its cause by failing to take a consistent position on the issue with China.
Chinese Defence Minister’s Visit: To What End for India?
Instead of half-baked attempts at military diplomacy, India should impart greater clarity of expression and purpose to its military relationship with China. Is China a ‘strategic partner’ or a ‘strategic competitor’? Or both?
China-India-Pakistan Trilateral: Red Herring and Opportunity
The Chinese suggestion for an China-India-Pakistan trilateral should provide fresh impetus – if that were needed – for New Delhi to reconsider its own Pakistan policy.
What does India think of China’s “Belt and Road” Initiative?
Jabin T. Jacob, ‘What does India think of China’s “Belt and Road” Initiative?’, ICS Occasional Paper, No. 19, December 2017. Abstract China’s Belt and Road Initiative is an ambitious regional and global project that it has attempted to sell as a global public good. One country where the Chinese project has met clear, consistent and …
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Panama Switches Diplomatic Recognition from Taiwan to China
China under Xi Jinping is engaged in a long-term but steady strategy of trying to isolate Taiwan diplomatically and constrain its international space
Tsai Ing-wen’s Visit to Central America
Taiwanese president Tsai Ing-wen is both pragmatic and a realist as she manoeuvres to preserve her country’s diplomatic space and values.
The 8th BRICS Summit: India Hosts, China Gains
Despite being the host, India did not get a BRICS Declaration that accurately reflected its interests and values.