This round of the Quad meeting will go down in history for its norm-building exercise, democratisation process, ushering in rule-based order, inclusivity, and harmonisation of interests and objectives
Wang’s ostensible purpose of visiting India at a short notice is to prepare for the upcoming BRICS summit meeting later this year in China.
While several parallels to the Ukrainian case are resonated in the Taiwan case, as the costs on Russia are mounting with sanctions and global opinion, Beijing is circumspect as well, despite increasing rhetoric
The Russian invasion of Ukraine has not only provided a strategic opportunity for China, but also brought to the fore several challenges
China’s intransigence to implement border protocols that it signed with India, its belligerent militarism and border domination efforts, and forays in the Indian neighbourhood have strained its ties with India
That Joe Biden needed more time to fix the domestic situation in the US is clearly exploited by Xi Jinping, who is trying to gain more strength in the South China Sea, Taiwan Straits and other areas of the Indo-Pacific
India should not let its guard down as China is likely to up the ante by furthering militarisation, construction of dual use ‘well-off society’ villages across the LAC and diverting waters of Yarlung Zangbo
It is time for Taiwan, a bubbling democracy practising competitive politics with mature rule of law, to exhibit its model of governance to the rest of the world
China-Taiwan ties are in dire straits after Beijing's repeated air intrusions but India's studied silence is surprising
It’s surprising that New Delhi and Taipei have not come together and worked to address ‘common challenges’.