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India-China Relations

China: Strategic Encirclement of India’s Core Interests

Paper No. 6211                                  Dated 05-Jan-2017

By Bhaskar Roy

Having failed to constrict India within South Asia with its “String of Pearls” (an American euphuism) Strategy, China has now embarked on a new initiative to trip India’s growing comprehensive national power (CNP) and influence beyond South Asia.

Are India and China Drifting Apart?

Paper No. 6190                                 Dated 01-Nov-2016

By Bhaskar Roy

Indian and Chinese National Security Advisors (NSAs) Ajit Doval and State Councillor Yang Jiechi are scheduled to meet in Hyderabad, India in the first week of November to review bilateral relations and regional developments.  Hugging and selfie diplomacy is over.  It is back to the brass tracks.  Core interests are to the fore.

Indian Home Minister in China: What is the Takeaway?

Paper No. 6040                                   Dated 27-Nov-2015

By Bhaskar Roy

Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s visit to China (November 18 to 23) can be seen as a testing step to see China’s real commitment to earnestly combat terrorism in its entirety.  Till now, Beijing’s track record on this issue has been patchy, narrowly focussed and politically manoeuvred.

Indian Diplomacy Fashioning a New Narrative

Paper No. 5981                                Dated 04-Aug-2015

By Bhaskar Roy

From the very first day Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi jumped into foreign policy.  By inviting leaders of all SAARC nations, Mr, Modi underscored his desire to promote a “neighbourhood first” foreign policy.  This was a notable departure from the past.

India-China Cooperation in Counter-Terrorism: Q & A

Paper No. 5812                                Dated 31-Oct-2014

By Col R. Hariharan

Here are my answers given to a columnist’s e-mail questions on the subject.

1.       The main source of anti-India terrorism is Pakistan. In the event of a hijacking, for instance, by a Pak-based group, will Sino-Indian co-operation be possible? What is the scope of operational cooperation in counter-terrorism between India and China?

Antony’s China Visit and India-China Security Deficit

Paper No. 5524                                        Dated 09-Jul-2013

By Dr. B. R Deepak

In order to strengthen the fragile defense ties and improve the security environment between India and China, the Indian Defense Minister Mr. A. K Antony headed a defense delegation to China between July 4th and 6th.

A Few Questions to China on Hand of Friendship

Paper No. 5375                                                   Dated 22-Jan-2013

By Bhaskar Roy

It was very  welcome to read in China’s official news agency Xinhua (Jan. 11) some parts of Chinese Communist Party (CCP) General Secretary Xi Jinping’s letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. 

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