February 5, 2021

Day

The PLA Insight: The Sino-Indian Relations; BGI and the PLA; Chinese Survey Ships; Sea Sick: Chinese Submariners; Taiwan; Testimonies: the CCP Centennial

I. The Big Story: Sino-Indian Relations India’s Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman presented the Union Budget in the Indian Parliament this week. Against the backdrop of the stand-off with China and an impetus for military modernisation, capital expenditure in the defence budget...

#10 Tokyo Olympics – COVID-19 vaccine race – China’s coast guard law-Senkaku islands – Shortage in semiconductor supply and the automakers’ challenge.

#10 Tokyo Olympics – COVID-19 vaccine race – China’s coast guard law-Senkaku islands – Shortage in semiconductor supply and the automakers’ challenge. By Divya Suresh HIGHLIGHTS: 5th Jan –31st  Jan Japan is likely to extend its coronavirus state of emergency...

Prateek Waghre mentioned in a Forbes article on internet shutdowns

Prateek Waghre was mentioned in a Forbes article on internet shutdowns by Aditi Agrawal. The article focuses on how frequent internet shutdowns have meant that valid information regarding the farmers protests is not communicated, allowing misinformation to flourish. Prateek’s research...

All Things Policy: The Seleukid Empire and the Silk Roads

 Though often seen as a footnote in Indian history, the Seleukid Empire dominated much of the Hellenistic world after the death of Alexander the Great. Anirudh Kanisetti joins Aditya Ramanathan to discuss its legacy, its relationships with India and...