August 16, 2019

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All Things Policy: A Medieval Trade War

The 21st century isn’t the first time China has been embroiled in a trade war. 1000 years ago, the Chola dynasty of South India attacked Southeast Asia because of the Chinese economy. How? Why? Anirudh Kanisetti and Aditya Ramanathan discuss....

The Takshashila PLA Insight: Issue no 16: Hong Kong Saga, Taiwan and Median Line, Liaoning Aircraft, PLA to Miss Deadlines, China’s New Warfare: Biotech + AI

The Big Story: Hong Kong Saga Continues, Will China intervene? The Hong Kong protests have entered its tenth week. The protesters started swarming the international airport last week, demanding greater democracy in Hong Kong. It soon turned ugly as hundreds of protesters turned on an “undercover...

Kashmir Decision Could be Distracting India From Its National Security Priorities

The recent Indian political manoeuvre involved deeper integration of Jammu and Kashmir by watering down Articles 370 and 35A of the Indian constitution as also the strengthening of the control by the Centre through the change of the statehood status...

The Compound Eye – Vaccine’s Day Out

Guidelines for Evaluation of Nano-Agri Input and Nano-Agri Products!  The Department of Biotechnology invites comments on ‘Guidelines for Evaluation of Nano-Agri Input and Nano-Agri Products in India” from all the stakeholders- government agencies, institutions, industry/researchers engaged in research & development...

Why Xi won’t be sending the PLA to quell Hong Kong protests

The eleven-week-long protest movement in Hong Kong has reached a critical phase. Earlier this week, thousands of protesters converged on the city’s airport, paralysing operations and disrupting nearly 1,000 flights. The airport was finally cleared on Thursday after clashes between...

Eye on China: Jaishankar’s Visit – HK Chaos – Tech Gains – Economy Weakens – Ideological Education

Eye on China is a weekly bulletin offering news and analysis related to the Middle Kingdom from an Indian interests perspective. This week we focus on the Indian foreign minister’s visit to Beijing, the resilience of China’s tech giants, signs...