Veda Vaidyanathan |Issue No:62| Sep 2018
The choice of theme ‘China and Africa: Toward an Even Stronger Community with a Shared Future through Win-Win Cooperation’ is a deliberate shift from the donor-donee approach the west is often criticized for using. This article analyses the outcomes of the recently concluded FOCAC Summit and contextualizes it against the various measures Beijing has in place to build human and institutional capacity in the continent.
N K Janardhanan |Issue No:61| Sep 2018
Geopolitics always played a pivotal role in the India-China engagement in the energy front. In the past, India’s International Oil Companies search for energy in Africa, Latin America and Central Asia witnessed competition from Chinese counterparts.
Saurav Sarkar |Issue No:60| Sep 2018
China’s South China Sea strategy has been one of confrontation and coercion. It has in a short amount of time consolidated its position and strength in the region by building facilities to station its military hardware and undertake long-range deployments in disputed areas of the South China Sea.
Nirmola Sharma |Issue No:59| Jun 2018
This article focuses on Bose’s wartime China connections and attempts to bring to light two little known visits made by Subhas Chandra Bose to China during the war period.
Vishnu Prakash |Issue No:58| May 2018
How could the volatile KP start talking peace and reconciliation so unexpectedly? Was it for real? What would it take to consolidate the process? Had a roadmap been agreed to? Does India have a role to play in the process? There is an attempt to address these questions in the piece.
South China Morning Post
Anil Wadhwa |Issue No:57| May 2018
Europe, with its free trade policies, now faces a Chinese buying and acquisitions onslaught. Chinese investments had earlier focused mainly on infrastructure projects in distressed Southern European countries. But stronger concerns have now arisen due to recent Chinese targeting of Northern Europe with an eye on the technology sector.
Tshering Chonzom |Issue No:56| May 2018
Under the leadership of Xi Jinping, along with the United Front Works Department and the various security apparatus in the country, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection Commission (CCDI) has been deployed to counter and subdue ‘separatism’ in Tibet.
Sandip Mishra |Issue No:55| May 2018
Undoubtedly the summit diplomacy so far has raised huge hopes for denuclearization of North Korea and the establishment of a peace regime in the Korean peninsula. However, the odds are still huge but statesmanship, diplomacy, a positive sum model, being accommodative, inclusiveness and futuristic approach by the concerned parties may bring the desired success.
The Financial Express
Sharmila Kantha |Issue No:54| Apr 2018
The paper finds that India would not benefit from trade diversion if the US and China look for new import sources.As per the analysis, India’s exports to both US and China of products on which tariffs have been imposed is almost negligible.
Diki Sherpa |Issue No:53| Mar 2018
This paper assesses the competitive geopolitical interests that have thus converged and been advanced by infrastructure building in the Nepalese Himalayan borderland.
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