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जिसकी लाठी उसकी भैंस: चीनी (और पाकिस्तानी) शासनकला का राग

क्लॉजेवित्स की ‘ऑन वॉर’ में ‘डिफेंस’ नाम के उबाऊ शीर्षक वाली छठी पुस्तक के पहले अध्याय में उनक....

‘Beati Sunt Possidentes’ (Blessed are Those in Possession): A Leitmotif for Chinese (& Pakistani) Statecraft

Tucked away in Chapter 1 of Book 6, boringly titled ‘Defense’ in Clausewitz’s ‘On War’, is yet another nugget of his strategic wisdom: ‘In daily life, and especially in litigation (which so closely resembles war) it is summed....

25 Years of Uzbekistan-China Relations: Enhanced Economic Engagements marked by Political Understanding

Introduction Uzbekistan and China recently celebrated 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations. In recent years, the two countries have developed robust bilateral ties marked by high degree of economic engagements. Chin....

Rising Uncertainty in ASEAN: Bandwagoning or Hedging Against China?

Events post Hague International Tribunal ruling on South China Sea in July of this year have been a paradox for the enigmatic ASEAN way. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) as a regional body has stressed on using informality,....

China’s Stance towards Pakistan Occupied Kashmir: Recent Developments

Background Given its geo-strategic location, China has been keenly interested in the Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) for long. The Chinese plan, to use Pakistan card against India dates back to the 1950’s when Zhou En Lai suggested....

आतंकवाद ही था असली एजेंडा

ब्रिक्स और बिम्सटेक शिखर बैठकों के दौरान प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने पाकिस्तान को आतंकवाद क....

Terrorism was a Bonafide Agenda

Prime Minister Modi’s blistering attacks against Pakistan on its terrorist affiliations on the occasion of the BRICS and BIMSTEC summits have been viewed as excessive by some in India. The various points of criticism are that by focusing so much on....

China’s Aircraft Carrier Program

China’s Naval Ambitions China’s aircraft carrier program has made significant progress with the country ready to launch its first indigenous aircraft carrier in the near future. China acquired its first aircraft carrier, the decommissio....

Update on India Vietnam Relationship

Introduction Vietnam lies in the Asia Pacific region which is a dear friend of India. Vietnam and India have China as a neighbour which results in commonality of strategic thinking due to complexities in dealing with the Chinese nationalist....

Vietnam and The South China Sea

The South China dispute has seen a recent spike in activity with the US Navy conducting a Freedom of Navigation patrol and Chinese fighters intercepting an American reconnaissance aircraft in the past few weeks. The much talked about case filed by Ph....

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