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Remembering 1962: India-China Balance Today

India-China Preparing for the Inevitable by Amb K V Rajan

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Author: Amb K V Rajan

Despite recurring exhortations from diplomats and politicians on both sides to build a relationship between India and China of “strategic mutual trust”, “strategic maturity”, “strategic stability”, it is reasonably clear that the coming decades will witness intensifying “strategic competition”.


Non-alignment 2.0: A policy prescription for placating China? by Maj Gen G D Bakshi

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Author: Maj Gen (Dr) G D Bakshi SM, VSM (Retd)

The Indian Security establishment recently released an important study entitled “Non-alignment 2.0: A Foreign and Strategic Policy for India in the 21st century” (January 2012).  This paper is a virtual policy prescription for placating an assertive China.


The Ghosts of Henderson Double, Double Toil and Brooks and Bhagat Trouble by Vice Adm Vijay Shankar

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Author: Vice Adm Vijay Shankar PVSM, AVSM, ADC (Retd)

An incisive analysis of the reasons behind our debacle in the 1962 India-China War. The Admiral writes – “India had blinded itself to every principle that governed national strategy making; from the absence of an understanding of the nature of war that was to be fought, to calamitous incompetence of leadership at the highest political and military levels.

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