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Responding to the Standoff on the LAC in Ladakh

By The Takshashila Geostrategy Team This graphical representation looks at India’s options for responding its standoff with China on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with the People’s Republic of China. Since China has seized territory, it only needs to hold on to what it has gained to maintain the...

All Things Policy: The PLA and Covid-19

China claims its military has been unscathed by the novel coronavirus pandemic despite being part of the containment effort. Could this claim be true? Aditya Ramanathan talks to Manoj Kewalramani and Suyash Desai to discuss the impact of Covid-19 on the PLA and China’s plans for military modernisation.

China Military Power Projection: Testimonies; Trump’s India visit and the Chinese Newspapers; Growth of PLARF; Cobra Gold Military Exercises, and more

I. The Big Story: China’s Military Power Projection: Testimonies The US-China Economic and Security Commission (USCERSC) conducted a hearing on China’s military power projection. The hearing examines China’s abilities and growing capabilities beyond its shores. President Xi Jinping in December 2015 initiated China’s military reforms to transform the PLA into a...