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.

China’s Reactions to India’s Attack on Balakot, Pakistan

China professions of neutrality in South Asia cannot be taken seriously and are, in fact, attempts to create a false sense of equivalence between India and Pakistan.

Of Perceptions and Policies

Review of Shishir Gupta’s ‘The Himalayan Face-Off: Chinese Assertion and the Indian Riposte’

China’s Silk Roads in South Asia: Steel in a Silken Glove

It could well be the case that the majority of Chinese investments will materialize not in India, South Asia’s largest economy and market, but in other parts of South Asia.

China in South Asia: Influence and Feedback

Presentation made at the British High Commission, New Delhi, 22 August 2013

China-Pakistan Relations after Osama bin Laden

Domestic instability in Pakistan, the continuing spread of religious radicalism from Pakistan into China, and threats to Chinese economic interests are conditions that would amplify the need for Beijing to take a sterner line with its “all-weather friend”. This could well be a serious dilemma confronting the Chinese leadership at some point in the near future.