December 20, 2019

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The Takshashila PLA Insight: Issue no 34: China’s Second Aircraft Carrier; PLA Promotions; Military Diplomacy; PLA takes New Steps to Optimise Training Bases; Chinese PKO; Evolution of War Patterns; Drone Challenge, and more

I. The Big Story: China’s Second Aircraft Carrier China commissioned its first home-built aircraft carrier last week. The new warship, which was previously known as the Type 001A, will now be called the Shandong. President Xi Jinping attended the commissioning ceremony of the vessel. The...

Eye on China: Indo-Pacific – Wang Yi’s Message – Tibet Act – Trade Deal – Xi in Macau – Debt Worries

Eye on China is a weekly bulletin offering news and analysis related to the Middle Kingdom from an Indian interests perspective. This week we cover Chinese ambassador to India’s PTI interview; Beijing’s view of protests in India; Wang Yi’s foreign policy...

Look at the numbers: Why Digital India can’t afford internet shutdowns with slowing economy

Take a look at these numbers – 3, 5, 6, 14, 31, 79, 134, 91. These are the numbers of documented instances of internet shutdowns in India between 2012 and 2019. The 2019 number will certainly rise during the final weeks of...