India-China Conflict

Frustrated China!

The recent killings of Indian soldiers by the People’s Liberation Army of China exhibits China’s frustration and nothing else. China very well knows that a conventional war with India could be very hard hitting for it. And thus, the Chinese army has been provoking the Indian army at the Ladakh borders for the past few days that resulted into what appears to be an act of physical violence in which 20 Indian Army personnel were martyred though only after giving an equal blow.

CHINA’S WOLF-WARRIOR DIPLOMACY

‘Wolf Warrior-2’ is an action-packed movie that was released three years ago in China. It stirred nationalist passion amongst the Chinese, to the extent that after a show, reportedly, the audience sang the national anthem in their cinema seats! Leng Feng, the film’s hero, the ‘Wolf Warrior’, is a retired[Read More…]

What Does China Want Of India?

Author: Air Marshal Dhiraj Kukreja (Retd.) (The Author retired as the AOC-in-C of Training Command, IAF. He is a postgraduate in ‘National Security Strategy’ from National War College, USA.) China has been on the global centre-stage since the beginning of 2020, not that it did not dominate headlines earlier, but that[Read More…]

CHINA’S YUAN DREAMS

Though the Chinese are normally only inspired by Confucian thoughts and the teachings of Sun Tzu, for once they seem to have adopted an American idea of converting crisis into an opportunity, propagated by the likes of Rahm Emanuel who has famously commented; “you never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it’s an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before.” The current Coronavirus pandemic is too precious a crisis to be wasted by the Chinese. As US, Europe and Russia battle the virus; the Chinese are busy asserting themselves and expanding their global footprint. They have increased the funding to WHO by USD 30 million, donated medical supplies (albeit dubious) to Africa and Europe, violated the territorial sovereignty of Vietnam by naming 80 islands and other geographical features in the South China Sea, while Chinese state media and diplomats sing an aggressive and jingoistic tone.

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