Why China Still Needs Deng Xiaoping

By Yang Hengjun — So, why was Deng so eager to establish diplomatic ties with the United States? Li Shenzhi, then the vice president of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, traveled with Deng to America. According to the records of the time, while they were both on the plane, Li asked Deng, “Why do we attach such great importance to our relationship with the United States?” Deng Xiaoping said...

Understanding China

By K G Suresh — While strategists view the growing Chinese proximity as indicative of its attempts to woo India away from its rivals, the fact also remains that it is essential for India to have a true understanding of China, one of the most influential powers in the world

Is China’s Rise Over?

By Derek M. Scissors – This week marks the two-year anniversary of Xi Jinping’s ascendance to General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party. Xi inherited serious economic problems, underappreciated at the time, and his response thus far has been largely cheap talk. The combination of inaction and daunting challenges threatens the end of China’s economic rise. Not a delay, the end.

China vs. America in the Sky

By Dave Majumdar — China’s new stealth fighters might one day be able to match their American equivalents in battle, Pentagon and industry officials fear. Indeed, China is showing off its latest Shenyang J-31 stealth fighter at the Zhuhai air show in the Guangdong province. To meet the challenge, the Pentagon needs to continue to buy the F-35 and start developing a future fighter to counter the rising threat.

India in South China Sea?

By Harsh V Pant With the Vietnamese prime minister’s visit to Delhi earlier this week, the Narendra Modi government has underlined its intention to take...

China to invest $40b in Silk Road Fund

By Chen Yang Will provide financing for maritime, land economic belts in Asia China will contribute $40 billion to establish a Silk Road Fund and push...

Afghan End Game: Chinese Security Imperative and Implications for India

By Joy Mitra The Uyghur Predicament in Xinjiang Of all the major non-Han ethnic groups including Kazakhs, Kyrgyz, Uzbeks and Tajiks, the Uyghurs in Xinjiang...

Why is China building second railway in Tibet?

By Ashfaqur Rahman It is curious that China, which built a multibillion dollar railway line from the province of Qinghai to Lhasa, the capital of...
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The Chinese formula

By Yubaraj Ghimire Revolutionaries often talk of the possibility of counter-revolutionary forces emerging, if they don’t behave themselves or match the expectations of the people....

China’s South Tibet ambition: Will it cost India Kashmir too?

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