It appears that the Indian government lacks the political will to deal with China firmly and unambiguously
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Chinese Transgressions on the LAC Deserve a Punitive Response
Reports have emerged that China has increased its troop strength along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh breaking its agreement made at the sixth round of talks on 21 September 2020. Earlier in December, videos emerged of Chinese civilian vehicles transgressing into the Demchok area also in Ladakh. Meanwhile, the Indian Army referred to …
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A ‘New Normal’ Emerges in India-China Relations
While a full-fledged India-China conflict is unlikely, peace and tranquillity along the LAC are well and truly things of the past.
LAC Standoff: Do Not Expand Ambit of Talks
Talks with China should be limited to and led by military commanders under political supervision with staff support from Indian foreign ministry officials if necessary
एक ‘न्यू नॉर्मल’
अभी आर-पार का संघर्ष शायद ही हो, लेकिन अब यह नई सामान्य बात है कि दुरूह चोटियों पर पूरे साल सैनिक रहेंगे, मौसम-दुश्मन दोनों से जनहानि होती रहेगी
Reorienting India’s China Policy Towards Greater Transparency
The deaths of Indian soldiers along the LAC at Galwan is a watershed moment in India-China ties. If the relationship is not to spin out of control, India needs to develop military, economic and intellectual muscle certainly but also adopt transparency and openness to questions as a central plank of the reworking of its China policy.
Covid-19 Introduces New Tensions in India-China Relations
With the COVID-19 pandemic, the name “Wuhan” has become much better known in India than it ever was for the April 2018 informal summit between Modi and Xi in that city. It remains to be seen which of these two legacies from Wuhan will last in India-China relations.
China’s 2015 Defence White Paper: Military Strategy Meets Foreign Policy
Has Beijing reached a stage where it is willing to face crisis and/or conflict instead of preventing these in the first place?