Category Archives: China

China arrays aerial firepower along Indian border


By Utkarsh Mishra Tensions between China and India along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), which boiled over into a deadly melee on June 15, have seen armies on both sides building up their strength in the Ladakh/Aksai Chin sector.

China to lend Bangladesh almost $1 Billion for Teesta River project

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Bangladesh is to receive a loan of nearly US $1 billion from China for a project to maintain levels in the Teesta River during the drought season after efforts to approve a water-sharing deal with India failed, government officials said

South China Sea Chinese military told not to fire first shot in stand-off with US forces

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By Wendy Wu China has told its service personnel “not to fire the first shot” as Beijing looks to de-escalate tensions with the United States in the South China Sea, sources familiar with the situation told the South China Morning

How China turned the tables on India and converted 1993 agreement into a Land Grab

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As is evident from the present Ladakh crisis, Indian diplomacy, to put it politely, has fallen short By Pravin Sawhney Describing China’s approach to border disputes, a foreign diplomat who has had several years of experience negotiating with China, said,

Better off with a Mod Quad

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The US secretary of state Michael Pompeo publicly regretted President Richard Nixon’s 1972 policy of cultivating China that the US followed ever since as a grave strategic error. Far from liberalizing the Communist state as was hoped, allowing China concessional

China warns India’s Rafale Fighters ‘have ho chance’ against Chinese Stealth Jets

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Chinese and Indian fighters are engaging in vicious dogfights By Michael Peck Not in the air, but over the airwaves, where both nations are claiming that their newest jets are superior to those of their rival. Last week, former Indian

Playing into China’s hands in Ladakh

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By Ajai Shukla In a statement posted on its website, which was withdrawn on Thursday afternoon, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) belatedly admitted what the government has stoutly denied so far: That Chinese troops had “transgressed” the Line of Actual

The quad is poised to become openly anti – China soon

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By Derek Grossman One of the most heavily scrutinized aspects of the Donald Trump administration’s Indo-Pacific Strategy is the role played by the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, or “Quad,” comprised of Australia, India, Japan, and the United States. Since the Quad’s

China’s economic clout chills Bangladesh-India relations

Dhaka warned against becoming a theater for proxy wars between regional powers – India has intensified diplomatic efforts in recent weeks to shore up its once solid alliance with Bangladesh, but frostier than normal relations between the two South Asian

China has 200,000 troops at LAC!

Chinese soldiers with riot shields sit in the back of an army truck as they pass through the city of Kangding, located around 400 kilometres (250 miles) west of Chengdu in Sichuan Province

The intrusions into India were likely carried out by the PLA’s better trained and equipped ‘mobile operational units’ By Ajai Shukla With China’s People’s Liberation Army intruders still occupying Indian territory and large PLA reinforcements ready on the Chinese side