articles by Srikanth Kondapalli

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How Quad Tokyo outcome was both positive and practical, though it makes no mention of China

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

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Wang Yi’s visit to Delhi: How China’s perfidy and provocations are testing India’s nerves

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.

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As Ukrainian crisis deepens, China sends impending war signals across Taiwan Straits

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

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China and the Ukrainian crisis: Dragon faces more challenges than opportunities

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has not only provided a strategic opportunity for China, but also brought to the fore several challenges

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India needs to shed its defensive policies and proactively counter China

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

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Amid signs of Cold War 2.0, China ups ante to be recognised as world's pre-eminent power

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

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No carte blanche for Xi Jinping at 6th CCP plenum as factional struggles intensify in China

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

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Why Taiwan’s entry into United Nations must be welcomed and facilitated

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

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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’.