Why It’s In China’s Interests To Reveal Its Death Toll In India Border Clash

It’s also hard to see how Beijing’s secrecy over casualties would discourage India from taking the Americans’ side in US-China friction. Silence over the deaths will further erode confidence in China’s credentials to be a responsible global power, adding to the case made by critics that its authoritarian system is obsessed with secrecy and information […]

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India Doesn’t Want to Be a Pawn in A U.S.-China Great Game

The possibility of greater international coordination to rein in Beijing should be especially appealing to New Delhi. When it comes to potential partners, India enjoys a big geopolitical advantage over China—most of the West roots for a rising, democratic country. Meanwhile, China’s list of allies isn’t very long and includes problematic governments such as those of North […]

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Nepal Is Walking A Tightrope Between India And China

This year, amid a raging pandemic, a looming global economic crisis and devastating floods and landslides, the Himalayan nation of Nepal has been in political and diplomatic turmoil over its disputed border with its much larger neighbour, India. The dispute has deepened strains within the current government and reignited debate over the future of Nepal’s […]

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China’s Bhutan Gambit

China is stepping up pressure on Bhutan to settle their bilateral border dispute. In addition to laying claim to more territory in Bhutan, Beijing has revived an old land swap deal that will require Thimphu to cede control over territory in order to settle its border dispute with China. Read Here – The Diplomat

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