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China Politics

Destabilising the Northeast on Chinese radar

The tribes, ethnicities and their issues in the Northeast are such that it takes very little imagination and some funding...

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The falling trajectory of a rising China

Mr Xi Jinping, the Chairman of Everything and Dictator for Life will not only preside over the biggest demographic decline...

Ceremony to mark Martyrs' Day in Beijing

Red alert: What after Chinese Communists’ 20th Party Congress?

The LAC will be a pressure point to lean on the Indian government. One can expect missile firing in high...

Muslim Rashtriya Manch supporters burn photographs of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chinese President Xi Jinping during the protest

China: From drought to decline and danger

Droughts and floods have been endemic to China from time immemorial. Many Chinese dynasties have collapsed due to drought, famines...

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Ailing China on a decline

Xi Jinping has yanked hard left and is making China a command economy. Large powerful state enterprises have taken precedence...

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China’s twin Ponzis: When the dragon is actually a lizard

The two Ponzis will slow down the Chinese economy and curb its global influence. China will have to find a...

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China’s global influence is waning

The Chinese elite capture-debt trap model is crude in comparison to the US-aid based approach. China’s rise, role in international...

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Agnipath and The parachute in Pay Commissions

It has been repeatedly stated that models of other militaries have been studied to evolve the Agnipath scheme. Has anyone...