Expert Zone

Afghanistan a building block for China-India ties

July 30, 2014

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The appointment of a former ambassador to Kabul and New Delhi by China to the role of Special Envoy for Afghanistan highlights China’s thinking of what it can do in Afghanistan.

Chinese general warns India even as Antony visits Beijing

July 5, 2013

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India’s Defence Minister A. K. Antony is in Beijing on an official visit and a provocative curtain-raiser was provided by a retired major general of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) who cautioned India not to “provoke new problems and increase military deployments at the border area and stir up new trouble.”

Word and deed must match in Xi Jinping’s Boao speech

April 8, 2013

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Low-key outcome as Singh meets Xi on BRICS sidelines

April 1, 2013

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Xi Jinping at the helm in Beijing, responsibility looms large

November 15, 2012

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Bashing China won’t fix U.S. economy

July 7, 2012

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Can BRICS evolve into a power bloc?

April 2, 2012

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The rare earths distraction

March 14, 2012

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China’s rise and India’s obvious partner (the U.S.)

March 6, 2012

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China defence spending rises as U.S. budget declines

March 5, 2012

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