Articles in Book Excerpt: China: Threat or Challenge?

Assessing China’s Rise

Assessing China’s Rise

By: Maj Gen Vivek Sehgal | Issue: Book Excerpt: China: Threat or Challenge? | Date: 27 Aug , 2017

China has been growing economically, and its armed forces are modernizing at a fast pace. While China has opened up to the rest of the world on the economic front, clarity on its intentions does...

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China’s Internal Fissures

China’s Internal Fissures

By: Claude Arpi | Issue: Book Excerpt: China: Threat or Challenge? | Date: 16 Aug , 2017

Despite the fact that China has become a formidable economic and military power, able to compete with the United States, the Middle Kingdom remains very weak, not to say shaky in other...

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Acupuncture Warfare: China’s Cyberwar Doctrine and Implications for India

Acupuncture Warfare: China’s Cyberwar Doctrine and Implications for India

By: Brig. Gurmeet Kanwal | Issue: Book Excerpt: China: Threat or Challenge? | Date: 30 Jul , 2017

Cyber-attack: Stuxnet and other Worms Space has been called the new high ground in war, but cyber-space is truly the new frontier that has made boundaries irrelevant. War can now be waged against...

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China: A Threat or A Challenge?

China: A Threat or A Challenge?

By: Maj Gen Sheru Thapliyal, PhD | Issue: Book Excerpt: China: Threat or Challenge? | Date: 24 Jul , 2017

Introduction China remains a complex and paradoxical country and people to understand; even in this age of globalization and information – communication revolution. Perhaps it had much to do with...

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China: Threat or Challenge?

China: Threat or Challenge?

By: Lt Gen (Dr) JS Bajwa | Issue: Book Excerpt: China: Threat or Challenge? | Date: 16 Jul , 2017

China’s sustained double digit economic growth over three decades transformed China. It has lifted 700 million Chinese people out poverty – an unparalleled feat in human history. Its economic...

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China’s Military Reforms

China’s Military Reforms

By: MV Rappai | Issue: Book Excerpt: China: Threat or Challenge? | Date: 12 Jul , 2017

From end November 2015 to first week of February 2016, the Central Military Commission (CMC) of China had announced a series of fundamental changes to the organisational structure of People’s...

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China’s Neighbourhood Challenges

China’s Neighbourhood Challenges

By: Col Harjeet Singh | Issue: Book Excerpt: China: Threat or Challenge? | Date: 08 Jun , 2017

China’s rise as a great power raises concern about how it may use its growing military capabilities. Historically, major shifts in the balance of power have been linked with episodes of tension...

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Impact of PLA Reforms on Indian Armed Forces

Impact of PLA Reforms on Indian Armed Forces

By: Maj Gen PK Chakravorty | Issue: Book Excerpt: China: Threat or Challenge? | Date: 05 Jun , 2017

Xi Jinping became the Chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC) in November 2012 and the President of the Peoples Republic of China in March 2013. He became the head of the most...

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On the China ‘Threat’ to India

On the China ‘Threat’ to India

By: Jabin T Jacob | Issue: Book Excerpt: China: Threat or Challenge? | Date: 23 Apr , 2017

Is there a Chinese ‘threat’ to India? The answer will depend on how the word ‘threat’ is defined or the kind of adjectives you would use to qualify ‘threat’. It also depends a great...

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Meeting the Chinese Challenge through Cooperative Security

Meeting the Chinese Challenge through Cooperative Security

By: Brig. Gurmeet Kanwal | Issue: Book Excerpt: China: Threat or Challenge? | Date: 03 Apr , 2017

China as a Factor in Regional Instability China’s unbridled military growth, its assertiveness in dealing with territorial disputes on land and at sea and its quest to acquire naval bases in the...

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Dual Infrastructure in Tibet: A Threatening Scenario for India?

Dual Infrastructure in Tibet: A Threatening Scenario for India?

By: Claude Arpi | Issue: Book Excerpt: China: Threat or Challenge? | Date: 01 Apr , 2017

The Historic Relations The story started millions years ago when the Indian island collided with the Asian plate. Without this collision, life could have continued for eternity undisturbed on the...

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China: India’s Biggest Challenge

China: India’s Biggest Challenge

By: Jayadeva Ranade | Issue: Book Excerpt: China: Threat or Challenge? | Date: 27 Mar , 2017

China is India’s biggest challenge. It is a threat to its security, its aspirations and environmental space. As China’s economic and military might grow and it pursues the ‘China Dream’,...

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China a Threat or a Challenge: Its Air Power Potential

China a Threat or a Challenge: Its Air Power Potential

By: Air Marshal RS Bedi | Issue: Book Excerpt: China: Threat or Challenge? | Date: 08 Mar , 2017

From the time People’s Republic of China (PRC) came into being in 1949, its rise has been phenomenal. It has outperformed its contemporaries including India in almost all spheres. The reasons...

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Rising China: The Middle Kingdoms Aspirations for Global Power Status

Rising China: The Middle Kingdoms Aspirations for Global Power Status

By: Lt Gen (Dr) JS Bajwa | Issue: Book Excerpt: China: Threat or Challenge? | Date: 09 Feb , 2017

“It is China’s intention to be the greatest power in the world.” — Lee Kuan Yew, 20111 “China’s peaceful development has broken away from the traditional pattern where a rising power...

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Is China a Threat to the Indian Economy?

Is China a Threat to the Indian Economy?

By: Aravind Yelery | Issue: Book Excerpt: China: Threat or Challenge? | Date: 02 Feb , 2017

The Asian economies occupy a central position in the global economic and trade affairs. Although, each Asian economy has its own political paradigm, patterns of domestic growth and international...

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Dynamics of China’s Future Warfighting Potential

Dynamics of China’s Future Warfighting Potential

By: Lt Gen (Dr) JS Bajwa | Issue: Book Excerpt: China: Threat or Challenge? | Date: 20 Jan , 2017

Preamble The impact of history, geographic position, culture, political system and myriad other factors on strategic and military decision makers is essential to draw comprehensive and complete...

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