Neighbourhood Studies
On The Eve of the Doha Round - Afghan Women Claim Their Space in the Peace Talks

This is an exceptionally confusing and exciting time in Afghanistan, and (we hope) a turning point in the history of the country. The US and the Afghan government representatives, together with civil society representatives are due to sit across the....

India-Maldives: Strengthening Partnership

With the Indo-Pacific region vying for greater international attention, the Indian Ocean has assumed a greater criticality for the regional powers. Inevitably, India and China competing for greater influence in the common waters has lent the region w....

Initial Assessment of China’s CPPCC Plenary Session, 2019

Earlier in March this year, China successfully concluded plenary meetings of the Party’s top two bodies, which set the agenda for the year ahead. 2158 delegates of China's top political advisory body, the Chinese People's Political Consultative Con....

Kabul’s Muscle-Flexing amidst recent Tensions

Prime Minister Imran Khan’s recent assertion that Pakistan would play a key role in the Afghan peace settlement has contributed to the latest downswing of ties between these two nations.1 In his address to journalists, Imran Khan not onl....

चीन ने बढ़ाए दलाई लामा का प्रभाव कम करने के प्रयास

चीन के भीतर रहने वाले तिब्बतियों पर चौदहवें दलाई लामा का प्रभाव घटाने और उन्हें नीचा दिखाने के ....

Economic Warfare: The Most Effective Weapon in Chinese Strategy of Unrestricted War

The Chinese characteristics in hybrid warfare can be traced to Sun Zu’s classic Art of War. “To fight and conquer in all battles is not the supreme excellence; the supreme excellence is in breaking enemy’s resistance without fighting.”1<....

Chinese Response to Pulwama

For the fourth time, China has refused to designate Masood Azhar,1 leader of the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) as a global terrorist. On 14 March 2019, the spokesperson of the Chinese Foreign Affairs said, “China is conducting a comprehensive a....

China Intensifies Efforts to Diminish Dalai Lama’s Influence

There has been a visible acceleration over the past many months in the efforts of the Chinese authorities to diminish and undermine the XIVth Dalai Lama’s influence over Tibetans inside China. Additionally, this year is marked by a number of anniv....

National People’s Congress 2019: Major Takeaways

The National People’s Congress (NPC) which is regarded the rubber stamp Chinese Parliament started its annual session on March 5, 2019. The meetings are termed as ‘two sessions’ as both the NPC and Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conf....

2019 में चीन में स्थिति

2019 की 5 फरवरी से चीन का ‘सुअर का वर्ष’ शुरू हुआ है और चीनी कम्युनिस्ट पार्टी (सीसीपी) के नेतृत्व तथ....

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