China-US Diplomatic and Security Dialogue

Amid the heightening tension between China and the United States (US) over the Korean issue, on 21 June 2017, the first China-US Diplomatic and Security Dialogue (D&SD) was held at the US State Department in Washington. The D & SD dialogue was setup

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 to Ayub Kha

BRICS 2016: An Analysis

The 8th BRICS Summit was held in Goa from 15-16 October 2016. The theme of the summit was “Building Responsive, Inclusive and Collective Solutions”. On 16 February 2016, India took over as the President of BRICS. This is second chance for India t

Hong Kong Legislative Council Elections 2016: A New Wave

Elections, 2016 On 4 September 2016, in a landmark development in the history of Hong Kong, the pro- democratic parties that stands for ‘self-determination’ in Hong Kong, won by sweeping majority in the legislative council (LegCo) elections. S

उइगर समस्याः चीन सरकार को चिंता क्यों?

शिनचियांग उइगर स्वायत्तशासी क्षेत्र मुख्य रूप से उइगर समस्या तथा केंद्र सरकार के साथ उनके टकर

The Uyghur Issue: Why is the Chinese Government Worried?

The Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) has been a sensitive region of China mainly due to the Uyghur issue and their clashes with the Central government. The article briefly delves into the history of the Uyghur’s and the reasons for their di

China’s Fishing Vessels in the Natuna Island: Implications for the Regional Security

Amid heightened tension in the South China Sea (SCS) over China’s land reclamation in the region, last month, fishing vessel MV Kwang Fey 10078 and a Chinese Coast Guard vessel were found fishing in the exclusive economic zone of Indonesia. This is

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