The PLA Navy is the most important and interesting component of China’s military modernisation and we are likely to see more of it than any other service in the years ahead.
The Chinese authorities made an exchange rate adjustment last week and the devaluation of its currency sent shivers across the world’s financial markets. China had been averaging an annual growth rate of more than 10% since 1980 but in recent years, that trend has faltered. In 2015, the growth […]
Russia and China have established a modus vivendi in Central Asia and India is not central to it. That said, India’s entry into the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation is still a positive development
The arrest of twenty foreign tourists in China on unspecified terrorism charges stems from the country’s inability to tell apart legitimate dissent from terrorism
The Wall Street Journal says Chinese officials and representatives of Pakistan’s ISI were also present.
As Beijing wins friends and buys influence in Latin America with a deft combination of trade and soft power, the US quietly makes a pivot to its ‘backyard. But India remains a marginal player in this vibrant region full of resources and opportunities
We are at a moment when events could go in either direction — towards a set of major power accommodations or towards conflict. The choices that the US, China, India and other powers make in the next few years will be critical.