While a full-fledged India-China conflict is unlikely, peace and tranquillity along the LAC are well and truly things of the past.
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
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.
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.
Empty plaudits for multilateralism and championing a multi-polar world cannot hide the fact that New Delhi’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.