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India-China Ties Under New Chinese Leadership

Paper No. 5383                                         Dated 3-Feb-2013

By B.Raman

China, which already has a new party leadership since the Party Congress in November last, will be having a new State leadership  from next month.

UNITED STATES: Wars & Military Interventions it’s Manifest Destiny

 

Paper No. 5377                                                         Dated 25-Jan-2013

By Dr. Subhash Kapila

“We the people, still believe in enduring security and lasting peace do not require perpetual war”

Media bytes on developments in India-Pakistan relations

Paper No. 5370                                     Dated 19-Jan-2013

By Col R Hariharan

[Here is a summary of my comments to print and television media on the India-Pakistan standoff on specific issues raised by them on January 15 & 17.]

On Indian Prime Minister’s strong statement and later developments

Japan Breaks Through Ceiling of Self-Imposed Pacifism

Paper 5368                                                Dated 16-Jan-2013

By Dr. Subhash Kapila

“A resurgent Asian nation (Japan) has elevated hawkish nationalists to the pinnacle of power. Its maritime conflicts with neighbors raise the risk of military confrontation along key corridors of world trade. Memories of past national greatness infuse officials with determination to compete for regional leadership. The country’s re-emergence could rewrite the geopolitical map of Asia,”

Comments on Pakistan Army's actions in J &K

Paper No. 5361                               Dated 14-Jan-2013

By Col R. Hariharan

[Here is a summary of my comments made to print media and on TV on the India-Pakistan standoff after two Indian soldiers were killed by Pakistani troops on 8 January 2012.]

On the killing and mutilation of soldiers

India’s War Preparedness Neglected and Worrisome

Paper No. 5354                                        Dated 10-Jan-2013

By Dr Subhash Kapila

War clouds may not exactly be hovering over India but the seeds of war lay overwhelmingly strewn on India’s borders with Pakistan Occupied Kashmir and China Occupied Tibet. China and Pakistan, singly and jointly constitute a potent military threat to India’s national security. War can suddenly erupt on India’s militarily turbulent borders and this dictates the imperatives of peak-high state of war preparedness.

Chinese Armoured Regiment Exercises in Xinjiang Area

Paper No. 5351                                            Dated 08-Jan-2013

By B. Raman

Citing chinamil.com, the “People’s Daily” of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has reported as follows on January 8, 2013:

“Recently, an armored regiment under the Xinjiang Military Area Command (MAC) of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) organized dozens of armored vehicles to conduct drill on snow-capped plateau, in a bid to temper troops' combat capability under extreme cold condition. (chinamil.com.cn/Liu Yong)”

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