The Chinese are Coming: Beijing in the Balkans and Eastern Europe

By Binoy Kampmark In the latter part of 2014, China became the world’s largest economy, dethroning the United States which has held the position since...
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Nepal: Failed Political Experiment

By Yubaraj Ghimire — But more people questioning the CA’s legitimacy is likely to drive home the message that Nepal’s political experiment has failed. Last week, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, on a visit to prepare for President Xi Jinping’s trip, sent a clear message to three top leaders by cancelling the meeting at the last minute. The explanation was that such a meeting would send across a message of interference. But in Kathmandu, it was taken as a message that the actors supported by the international community, including India, have failed, and China no longer wants to be seen on the same boat.

India Used Maoist to Destabilize King’s Regime in Nepal

Professor Madhukar SBJ Rana — The rise of the Maoists in Nepal is not that the Indians were supporting. Their rise is an indigenous phenomenon. However, in my view, it was later on used by the Indian government to destabilize the then regime led by the King of Nepal, which resulted in the signing of the 12-point in New Delhi.

Tiananmen Square 25 Years Ago

The massacre that wasn’t By Brian Becker Twenty-five years ago today, every U.S. media outlet, along with then President Bush and the U.S. Congress were whipping...

China means no Competition with India in Nepal: FM Wang

“We hope Nepal becomes a bridge for China with India and South Asia.” By Telegraphnepal China raises Nepal aide 5-fold to compete with India. This is what...

China’s Jinping tells Army to be ready for war

By World Bulletin/News Desk Chinese president Xi Jinping has promoted three People's Liberation Army (PLA) generals known to be close to him and also asked...

China’s Nepal Policy: Review the Past

By Deepak Gajurel — It is high time that Beijing should consider correcting its past policies, if not for Nepal’s interests, for the sake of China’s itself. This was in pursuance of two aspects, first, obliterating any recurrence of West European conflict, and second, containing the Soviet Union from penetrating into West Europe.

Can China Fall Peacefully?

By Andy Morimoto The idea that China cannot rise peacefully has become something of an international-relations truism. The story here is simple: as China’s economy...

China’s Submarine Noose Around India

Submarine game: How China is using undersea vessels to project power in India's neighbourhood By Sandeep Unnithan Four decades after the 1971 India-Pakistan war, India's intelligence...

A Zero-Sum Game in South Asia

India needs to change its approach towards Chinese participation in SAARC and South Asia. By Bhoj Raj Poudel & Kawsu Walter Ceesay Indian Prime Minister Narendra...