Deepak Vohra

People swear an oath to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in front of an installation that includes an image of Chinese President Xi Jinping at an exhibition marking the party's 100th founding anniversary in Beijing

Whom the gods would destroy they first deprive of reason, ask Xi Jinping

No one understands why China thinks it can antagonize the US, Europe, Japan, ASEAN and India and many others all...

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Lessons we learnt from the Chinese virus

International cooperation during the pandemic has brought out the best and the worst in globalization. Ten countries are reported to...

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It isn’tyet time to write obituary of India-Russia ties

The Quad is a major consideration for Russia and China. How will India’s involvement in the Quad and the promotion...

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It isn’t yet time to write obituary of India-Russia ties

The Quad is a major consideration for Russia and China. How will India’s involvement in the Quad and the promotion...

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Why is Boris Johnson coming to India?

England sells asylum in the name of democratic legal processes to all sorts of money-laundering thugs whom we seek. Our...

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Pakistan: What ails this sad nation?

A recent analytical report suggests that Financial Action Task Force’s grey-listing over the last few years may have caused real...

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The post virus BRI: Deader than a Dodo?

Frightened by China’s predatory tactics, countries like Bangladesh, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan and Sierra Leone decided to cancel or downsize some...

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Multiple-whammy: China’s looming crises

Since 1949, China has lost one fifth of its arable land to urbanisation and industrialisation and currently only about 10-15%...

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Quad is making China quadriplegic

The pandemic has stoked Chinese aggression, but it has provided others with opportunities to cooperate in maritime security, cyber-security, data...

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China launches cyber warfare against India

A more comprehensive and objective assessment of China’s cyber power is in urgent need. As Joseph Nye argued, exaggerated fears...

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China’s many wars

In January 2021, Xi asks his troops to be ready to ‘act at any second’. China is clearly worried. New...

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Disengagement at the LAC: China gives up its bluster

International responses to China have gone through three phases in last 30 years; envy and admiration (wish we could do...

Pak’s quest for a mirage damns its present

Pak’s quest for a mirage damns its present

With China increasingly wary of sinking money in a bottomless hole, a floundering Pakistan should be on suicide watch. What...

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Joe Biden’s task is cut out for him

Some Democrats would want Biden to go after Donald Trump and find every skeleton in the former President’s cupboard. There...

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January 2021 in US is 1968 all over again

1968 was a hinge point in history, one of the most consequential and tumultuous years in the American experience, and...

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India, Tibet and the world: The saga of convenient oblivion

In 1949, the Communist Chinese booted out a system perceived as corrupt, unjust, exploitative. The prevailing fantasy was that together...

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The post virus era BRI and China’s new laws

Its virus has shattered the world’s economy and instead of nations begging China for succour (as Ping-Pong had hoped), they...

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Beijing’s troubles intensify: The world has read China’s book

On 2 December 2020, Dr Robert Redfield, chief of the Centres for Disease Control in Atlanta warned that the next...

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CHINA’S MARCH OF FOLLY CONTINUES

Trump is scorching the road to Beijing. Trump knows his legacy in foreign policy will be the China pushback. It...

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So you thought that Xi Jinping was smart?

New York: On 23 November, President Donald Trump’s core team finally conceded defeat (without explicitly saying so) and began the...

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When the world began again

In India of the past we ‘socially distanced’ ourselves (2 yards was the prescribed norm) from the so-called untouchables. Now...

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WHAT HAPPENED TO AMERICA?

The US election was a referendum on conflicting ideologies, not a clash of personalities. The winner Joe Biden is tired,...

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THE ELECTION IN US: AFTER THE HOOPLA

The Chinese virus is alive and kicking, and even more vicious than before. Bowing to electoral expediency, Trump assured America...

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In two days, US voters will decide who will occupy White House

New York: Except perhaps for a few liberal democracies like India, Japan and South Korea in Asia, Europe and North...