Category Archives: Taiwan

New Capability and Reach of PLA Navy- Strategic and Tactical Implications in South China Sea and the Indian Ocean Region; By Commodore R. S Vasan IN (Retd)

CAS article no. 0032/2016 Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group The PLA- Navy continues to be in the news as China is determined to add to its growing maritime capability to build a blue water navy of form and substance.  The addition of a new assets to the PLA on a regular basis provides a power projection capability not just within the confines of the South China Seawhere it has territorial… Read Article →

Influential Chinese Scholar: “China should be More Assertive, Build Military Alliances.”; By D. S. Rajan

CAS article no. 0030/2016 Courtesy: Chennai Centre for China Studies China continues to be aggressive on territorial issues (e.g construction of artificial islands in South China Sea with airport facilities, building base in Djibouti, located in the Horn of Africa); this approach seems to be  at variance with Xi Jinping’s declared stand to treat “development and security interests in a balanced way”. Being noticed at such a time, are opinions… Read Article →