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Korean Peninsula A Pawn On The Geopolitical Chessboard Book

The First Kashmir War: 1947

Kashmir is in some ways to India what Taiwan is to China: a peripheral area with an erratic imperial history, with mostly Muslim rulers...

Why Pakistan is so important to China?

Within months of the Dalai Lama’s fight to India following a failed uprising in Tibet, Chinese ambassador Pan Tzu-li wrote to Prime Minister Nehru...

How important is Gwadar port for China?

China’s hydrocarbon use has more than doubled in the past two decades and will double again in the next decade.   In 2000, China’s total energy...

Is China-Pakistan friendship a threat to India?

Today, China’s primary interest in its relationship with Pakistan is, as Stephen Cohen puts it, to pursue a “classic balance of power strategy,” using...

Uighur separatism is just as likely to drive China and Pakistan apart as to...

China’s western Xinjiang region borders northwest Pakistan and is home to nearly nine million Uighurs, a Muslim people of Turkic origin, among whom separatist...

Tibet’s water and regional security

Tibet is strategically important to China due to its centrality in Asia’s hydrological cycle. Tibet is known as the ‘Third Pole,’ for having the...

China’s interference in Nepal and Outcome on Tibetans

Tibetan refugees transit through Nepal as they flee persecution at home and toward freedom in India or beyond. They leave because of China’s increased...

“India & China” – So Similar yet so different

India and China are two vast economic systems, both containing a number of distinct economic sub-systems and disparate regions, as a result of the...

Pre-eminence of Chinese Economic Concerns

Economic considerations with respect to regional security might be conveniently divided into two categories: The relative national priorities assigned to the development of...

China – A Dominant Military Power of Asia

When one considers the nations with which China shares a common land frontier and mentally calculates the “comprehensive national power” of North Korea, Vietnam,...