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

Military CBMs, Bilateral Agreements and the Sino-Indian Relationship

This essay examines the key agreements concluded between India and China in the post-Cold War era with implications for their boundary dispute and bilateral military CBMs.

2012 Kicks Off: No Visas and More Boundaries

The Sino-Indian relationship is today, bigger than the boundary dispute and the resolution of the dispute does not by itself guarantee smooth sailing for the future. Far from it.

Of Strategic Dialogues and Talk-shops

Empty plaudits for multilateralism and championing a multi-polar world cannot hide the fact that New Delhiā€™s current method of engagement with China avoids the intense domestic public scrutiny that comes from a sustained high-level and exclusive dialogue with Beijing.