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China Going Strategically Berserk in 2017- A Global Concern

China Going Strategically Berserk in 2017- A Global Concern

By: Dr Subhash Kapila | Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group | Date: 27 Jul , 2017

Communist China in 2017 emerges as a strategically berserk ‘Revisionist Power’, militarily arrogant with the first flush of unprecedented military power and setting set China on clashing...

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Doklam Standoff-China Violates agreements with India and Bhutan

Doklam Standoff-China Violates agreements with India and Bhutan

By: Bhaskar Roy | Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group | Date: 11 Jul , 2017

On June 16, a Chinese PLA construction party entered Doklam area and attempted to construct a road.  Doklam, on the edge of Chumbi valley and adjacent to the India-China-Bhutan tri junction is...

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Afghanistan 2017 Offers 'No Exit' Options to the United States

Afghanistan 2017 Offers 'No Exit' Options to the United States

By: Dr Subhash Kapila | Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group | Date: 20 Jun , 2017

Sensing that the violent paroxysms of the Pakistan Army-Taliban combine in 2017 in disrupting Afghanistan brook no conflict-resolution, the United States this week wisely decided to reinforce US...

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Myanmar: Peace Process with Chinese Characteristics

Myanmar: Peace Process with Chinese Characteristics

By: Dr S Chandrasekharan | Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group | Date: 01 Jun , 2017

One narrative that is all too prominent in the second Union Peace Conference- officially called the 21st century Panglong Conference is the role of China and its proxies before and during the...

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Can Moon Jae-in Cool the Korean Peninsula

Can Moon Jae-in Cool the Korean Peninsula

By: Bhaskar Roy | Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group | Date: 20 May , 2017

Events in the Korean Peninsula have just been pulled back from the brink of a major disaster which could engulf the Asia Pacific region and impact the world at large. North Korea appears to have...

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South China Sea Trade-Off between American and Chinese Presidents 2017?

South China Sea Trade-Off between American and Chinese Presidents 2017?

By: Dr Subhash Kapila | Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group | Date: 17 May , 2017

Reviewing the developments in the wake of the first meeting in April 2017 between US President Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping it seemingly appears on analysis that the United States has...

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China’s Duplicity in Restraining North Korea’s Nuclear Adventurism

China’s Duplicity in Restraining North Korea’s Nuclear Adventurism

By: Dr Subhash Kapila | Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group | Date: 02 May , 2017

The United States and the Trump Administration reflect great naivety when publicly asserting that a China duplicitous for decades on North Korea’s nuclear adventurism will now cooperate with...

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China: Signs of an Expansionist Nation

China: Signs of an Expansionist Nation

By: Bhaskar Roy | Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group | Date: 26 Apr , 2017

Over the decades the People’s Republic of China has sold to the world the narrative that it is a self-contained power and has no ambition of coveting territories of other nations.  This is far...

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Pakistan 2017 comprehensively colonised by China

Pakistan 2017 comprehensively colonised by China

By: Dr Subhash Kapila | Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group | Date: 22 Apr , 2017

Reminiscent of British colonisation of India two centuries ago facilitated by some Indian princes connivance two centuries ago, China in 2017 has comprehensively colonised Pakistan with the...

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Afghanistan: US Drops “Mother of All Bombs” Potentially Changing...

Afghanistan: US Drops “Mother of All Bombs” Potentially Changing...

By: Alexander Murray | Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group | Date: 16 Apr , 2017

Having almost never mentioned Afghanistan during his United States presidential campaign as well as over the first three months of his presidency, on 13 April US President Trump shocked the world...

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China’s Brinkmanship on Dalai Lama’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh

China’s Brinkmanship on Dalai Lama’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh

By: Bhaskar Roy | Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group | Date: 13 Apr , 2017

China has periodically raised the issue of Arunachal Pradesh as a disputed territory, and linked it to the resolution of India-China border issue.  It has always protested visits by senior...

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United States-Chinese President Meet April 2017 is no Big Deal

United States-Chinese President Meet April 2017 is no Big Deal

By: Dr Subhash Kapila | Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group | Date: 02 Apr , 2017

The United States and Chinese Presidents’ meet in April 2017 at a Trump resort in Florida, USA, is no big deal viewing that this Presidential Meet is not being held in Washington to qualify as a...

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Tibet’s Independence Flames Burn Bright in 2017 too

Tibet’s Independence Flames Burn Bright in 2017 too

By: Dr Subhash Kapila | Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group | Date: 25 Mar , 2017

Tibet’s independence flames burn still bright, in 2017 too, notwithstanding that the fires of unceasing Tibetan self-immolations in China Occupied Tibet escape global notice. On the...

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China’s Warning: Give us Tawang, or else

China’s Warning: Give us Tawang, or else

By: Bhaskar Roy | Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group | Date: 19 Mar , 2017

India-China relations have broadened over the years with not a single shot fired along the disputed borders since the signing of the Peace and Tranquillity Treaty between the two sides.  Military...

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Afghanistan: US President Trump’s Biggest Challenge

Afghanistan: US President Trump’s Biggest Challenge

By: Dr Subhash Kapila | Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group | Date: 09 Mar , 2017

Afghanistan is likely to present the most significant and biggest challenge to US President Trump as China, Russia and Pakistan have new found congruence to muscle into a nation in which the...

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Pakistan Heartland Struck by Indigenous Terrorist Strikes

Pakistan Heartland Struck by Indigenous Terrorist Strikes

By: Dr Subhash Kapila | Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group | Date: 05 Mar , 2017

Ironically, Pakistan as a State-Sponsor of Terrorism for decades, exporting terrorist strikes against India and Afghanistan as instruments of State policy, finds itself inflicted by strikes by...

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India-China Strategic Dialogue – both have core interests

India-China Strategic Dialogue – both have core interests

By: Bhaskar Roy | Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group | Date: 21 Feb , 2017

India and China will hold a new round of strategic dialogue in Beijing on February 22.  The meeting will be co-chaired by Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar and Chinese Vice Foreign Minister...

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Pakistan’s Terror Machinery under International Pressure – China Lone...

Pakistan’s Terror Machinery under International Pressure – China Lone...

By: Bhaskar Roy | Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group | Date: 19 Feb , 2017

Following US President Donald Trump’s executive order banning entry of people from seven designated Muslim countries, and hints from the White House that more countries could be added to the...

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South China Sea Conflict Escalation Possibility Analysed

South China Sea Conflict Escalation Possibility Analysed

By: Dr Subhash Kapila | Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group | Date: 10 Feb , 2017

South China Sea conflict escalation in2017 hovers as a distinct possibility with the maximalist positons taken by China and the new US Trump Administration in opposing China’s claims. China’s...

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Why India–Vietnam Military Relation Disturbs China

Why India–Vietnam Military Relation Disturbs China

By: Bhaskar Roy | Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group | Date: 17 Jan , 2017

The Chinese official newspaper, the Global Times (January 11) in an article entitled “Indian arms same to Hanoi disturbing if aimed at China”, warned New Delhi that India must desist from...

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