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The PLA Insight: Issue no 75: The Sino-Indian Border Dispute; Taiwan-US Arms Deal and the PLA; New Personnel Training Regulations; PLA & the Korean War @ 70; the PLA 2.0

The eight-round of corps commander-level meeting between China and India is likely to be held soon with the focus on disengagement in Eastern Ladakh before the setting-in of harsh winter. Already, the temperature in the region was around minus 5 degree Celsius this morning. read more

All Things Policy: What’s Happening in Space?

It’s been an eventful couple of weeks in matters relating to space, with eight nations signing an agreement on moon exploration and new advances in the reusable craft. Suyash Desai talks to Aditya Pareek about these developments and more. You can check out Aditya Pareek’s newsletter Space Matters here: https://takshashila.org.in/space-matters-v-0-1/

The Primacy of Sea Power in Managing China’s Push for Hegemony in the Indo-Pacific

Authors: Suyash Desai and Nitin Pai Keywords: Sino-Indian Dispute, Indian Ocean, Indo-Pacific, Indian Navy, PLAN, Partnerships, Sea Denial Abstract: The paper posits that sea power affords India the best way of managing Chinese power in the Indo-Pacific region. While border defences and use of land and air power along the...

The PLA Insight: The Sino-Indian Border Dispute; Taiwan National Day & the PLA; SCS; Marine Corps; China’s Security Contractors; Drone Swarms; Veterans Law and more

I. The Big Story: The Sino-Indian Border Dispute Indian and Chinese Corp Commanders met for the seventh time to discuss disengagement and de-escalation at the Sino-Indian border. However, the meeting which started on the Indian side of the Chushul-Moldo point in eastern Ladakh achieved no breakthrough. The previous round, sixth Corps Commander-level meeting,...

All Things Policy: Taiwan’s China Threat

Tensions between China and Taiwan are on the rise due to repeated Chinese military drills and activities in the Taiwan Strait. In this episode, Manoj and Suyash talk to Sunila about what it means for the future of China-Taiwan relations, and what should India’s Taiwan policy be. Check out our...

The PLA Insight: The Sino-Indian Stand-off; Nuclear Escalation; China’s India Dilemma; Increased China Taiwan Tensions; Ream Naval Base; US Elections and the PLA

I. The Big Story: The Sino-Indian Border Stand-off The 7th round Corp Commander-level meeting between China and India will most likely be held on October 12 after the two sides agreed to continue and maintain close consultation at the diplomatic and military levels last week. The talks are slated just three days before...

All Things Policy: Choppy Waters in the South China Sea

As China asserts itself once again in the South China Sea, the United States outlines a new position, and regional actors react cautiously, Suyash Desai discusses the latest development and India’s options in a conversation with Sunila Dixit and Aditya Ramanathan.

Takshashila Discussion Document – An Indian Approach to Navigate China’s Rise

Download the Discussion Document in PDF Executive Summary The rise of China as an emerging global power has significant implications for India’s pursuit of its core interests. While old sources of friction between the two countries persist, shifting global power dynamics and technological advancements present new challenges and opportunities. In...

The PLA Insight: Issue no 71: The Sino-Indian Border Meeting; Taiwan and the PLA; Chinese Nuclear Missile Guidance Systems; 6th Military Intelligent Technology and Equipment Expo

I. The Big Story: The Sino-Indian Border Meeting The top military and diplomatic officers met on Monday this week, almost two weeks after the two foreign ministers reached an agreement in Moscow to continue the dialogue and ease tensions along the Line of Actual Control (LAC). The meeting, which was held at Moldo...

All Things Policy: Inside China’s National Security State

Ever since Xi Jinping assumed power in China in late 2012, concerns about domestic stability, external challenges, and the resilience of Party rule have led to the building of a national security state. How has the Chinese constructed this apparatus? What role do the anti-corruption and rectification campaigns play? Aditya...
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