Category Archives: Ind-China

How Modi can resolve the China problem (Part 2); By B S Raghavan

CAS article no. 003/2018 Courtesy: Rediff Part 1: Don’t judge China with a fossilised mindset There are familiar rule books by which most countries of the world have for centuries worked out their domestic policies and economic frameworks, and played their geopolitical and diplomatic games with the outside world. But China’s rule book is unique and its very own. This is what drives people into read something suspiciously unfamiliar in whatever… Read Article →

Don’t judge China with a fossilised mindset (Part 1); By B.S. Raghavan

CAS article no. 002/2018 Courtesy: Rediff Part 2 : How Modi can resolve the China problem Ever since China rediscovered itself after the first few decades of tottering during the Great Helmsman’s regime and began reaping the abundant benefits of ‘market socialism’, taking its place alongside the world’s most advanced economies, it has rolled out a series of innovative blockbusters in the domain of foreign policy. Some worrisome as its stick-in-the-mud… Read Article →

Book Review: India and China in Africa: A Comparative Perspective of the Oil Industry; By K. Subramanian

CAS article no. 0026/2017   Courtesy: Chennai Centre for China Studies (C3S) The rise of China as the fasted growing economy attracted global attention. Its expansion through trade and investment with other parts of the world such as Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa has excited many scholars and triggered much research work. India has also risen as an economic power and is included in the list of economies categorised… Read Article →

Why China’s Dalai Lama phobia doesn’t rattle India; By Col. R. Hariharan

  CAS article no. 0020/2017 Courtesy: India Today Opinion portal  Nitpicking over the temporal head of Tibet, at best, suits Beijing to needle New Delhi and possibly to please the local audience  China has once again “warned” India for allowing the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader in exile in India, to visit Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh, in April 2017.  Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told the press that… Read Article →

Is India Legitimately Worried Of Growing Russia-Pakistan Ties?; By JK Verma

CAS article no. 0005/2017 Courtesy: Aviation & Defence Universe  Post cold-war years and disintegration of erstwhile USSR have resulted into changed equations between many past friendships and India-Russia relations is one of them. Both have each other but have also found new friends in the region and beyond. The two nations since India’s independence remained on a strong footing, although defence cooperation was the fulcrum of the rapport.  But the… Read Article →

South China Sea: From Turbidity to Semblance of Tranquility; By Cmde. R. S. Vasan

CAS article no. 0158/2016 Courtesy: National Maritime Foundation The unfolding events in the South China Sea (SCS) in the last one decade plus has been tumultuous to say the least. The year Code of Conduct (CoC).[1]was signed in Cambodia (2002) can be taken as the bench mark year when the members of the ASEAN and China agreed on prescribed methods for preventing escalation of conflict over territory and resources. It… Read Article →

Chinese President to Probe Bangladesh; By Bhaskar Roy

CAS article no. 0151/2016 Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group (SAAG) Courtesy South Asia Analysis Group Chinese President Xi Jinping is scheduled to pay an official visit to Bangladesh on October 14.  Obviously the red carpet will be rolled out for him in Dhaka. The two countries have maintained stable and sustained relationship over the decades.  Bangladesh Prime Minister Sk. Hasina visited China twice since she returned to power in 2009. Whichever… Read Article →

Parleys for Nuclear Supplier Group membership – India China Power Play and larger Implications; By Cmde. R. S. Vasan

CAS article no. 0101/2016  Courtesy: Chennai Centre for China Studies The last few weeks have witnessed intense discussions and lobbying both in India and the rest of the world about how the NSG membership by India would be dealt with .The ultimate result notwithstanding, such intensity and astute campaigning  by India  has brought out the best Indian diplomacy has worked under the new Government.  India was seen engaging at many… Read Article →

China’s Silk Road Project can Benefit India; By Shastri Ramachandaran

CAS article no. 0073/2016 Courtesy: DNA India The following article was written after the author attended the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Media Dialogue on Connectivity held in Guangzhou last week. It is hard to figure out why the Government of India (GoI) has steeled itself against accepting any part in China’s One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative. Sections seeking to influence policy have more than once reiterated that it is in… Read Article →

Asian Century: India and China need to overcome Poverty; By Shastri Ramachandaran

CAS article no. 0037/2016 Courtesy: DNA India One term which gained currency in the millennium’s first decade was “Asian Century”. The term represented a promise, a prospect and a goal; and, invariably, was used with optimism. For a while, it was as evocative as the term “21st century” was in the 1980s, replete with visions of new vistas of life, living and development far removed from the poverty, deprivation and… Read Article →