Originally published at Moneycontrol, 4 August 2022. How is United States’ House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan relevant to Indian citizens? One, it should teach Indians a thing or two about the value of separation of powers and the options it creates for conducting smart foreign policy. At a joint press conference …
China’s decades-long pursuit of asymmetric military capabilities garners a great deal of attention but the victory of the US at the end of the Cold War taught it much else
China’s tendency to privilege naked self-interest over principles in its international affairs suggests it seek advantages from the crisis created by the Russian invasion
Despite the US withdrawal, it is too early for anyone to declare victory for China in Afghanistan
The new American president faces a China that believes increasingly in taking the fight to the opposition.
The US should do better on supporting countries that are both aligned with it in values and actually doing the standing up to China.
Asian perspectives on China’s domestic and foreign policies
Jabin T. Jacob, ‘“To Tell China’s Story Well”: China’s International Messaging during the COVID-19 Pandemic’, China Report, Vol. 56, No. 3 August 2020. 374-392. Abstract The Covid-19 pandemic has dented China’s image as an efficient Party-state given how an effort to cover up the outbreak and the resulting delays in reporting led to the virus spreading …
Chinese transgressions along the LAC indicate a significant breakdown of long-standing bilateral agreements and can be considered a tipping point. The situation will likely result in a variegated set of cold wars between India and China.