Listing Masood Azhar as Global Terrorist: China Helps India to a Pyrrhic Victory

The eventual listing of Masood Azhar as an international terrorist at the UN is as much a ‘big diplomatic win’ for China as for India – after all, Beijing prevented New Delhi from achieving the objective for ten years.

China and National Security – the Congress’ 2019 Election Manifesto

What does the election manifesto of the Indian National Congress say about China in national security terms?

Chinese Views of India’s Elections: Watch and Disparage

India’s democracy and its largely free and fair elections and the uncertainties they throw up, strongly challenge the ideas China’s communists have about order and stability, of ‘harmony’ in society and politics as represented by one-party rule.

Raising China as an Issue in Indian Elections

General elections due next year in India are an opportunity for political parties to turn greater attention towards foreign policy issues and elevate the level of discussion on China in the popular domain.

Parsing Tsai Ing-wen’s Inaugural Presidential Speech

Tsai Ing-wen’s inaugural speech as President of the Republic of China suggests that Taiwan will continue to chart a course differentiating itself from mainland China.

Taiwan’s 9-in-1 Election Results: Warning for the KMT-CPC Relationship

The end-November local election results on Taiwan suggest that China will have to both rethink the scope and recalibrate the pace of its embrace of the island

China and Narendra Modi

Does Narendra Modi’s decisive electoral victory hold significance for Chinese domestic politics? And what is China’s approach going to be to Prime Minister Modi?

Grand Old Parties: The Chinese Communist Party and the Congress (I)

Most Indian political parties are non-democratic organizations functioning in a democracy. If a communist party in an authoritarian state realizes the need to innovate and hold intra-party elections, to choose the best leaders to put before the people, how much more must Indian political parties?