Tag: China

China’s Double Speak on Terror

By MALLADI RAMA RAO* After much humming and hawing China has joined the war against terrorism though Beijing is the first God Father of terrorists. The calibrated attempt at image makeover deftly exploits the threat posed by the Islamic State…

Where is the fountainhead of jihad?

REVIEWER: Dr Mohammad Taqi* The general elections in Pakistan scheduled in ten days from now are easily the bloodiest in the country’s history. The secular parties like the Muttahida Qaumi Movement and the Pakistan People’s Party have come under deadly…

China s Central Asia Problem Not Unidimensional:ICG

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, China and its Central Asian neighbours have developed a close relationship, initially economic but increasingly also political and security. Energy, precious metals, and other natural resources flow into China from the region. Investment…

India Continued Activity in the South China Sea

A STRATFOR ANALYSIS Indian state-owned energy company ONGC Videsh Ltd. announced July 19 that it would continue participating in a joint oil and natural gas exploration project with Vietnam in Block 128, one of several potentially exploitable oil blocks in…

Dalai Lama for ‘free election’ of his successor, Stumps China

-By MALLADI RAMA RAO The announcement of Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama on March 10 of his decision to ‘retire’ doesn’t come as a surprise. The Chinese reaction was on predictable lines though he has taken the wind out…

Khaleda’s chargesheet against Hasina

By M RAMA RAO New Delhi (Syndicate Features): Bangladesh is again warming up for a bitter war of words between the two begums who have been dominating the political scene for over a decade. Significantly their political fortunes also keep…

China’s Provocative Language

By J N Raina New Delhi (Syndicate Features): Buddha is shining. ‘Rising’ and expansionist China is menacingly inching towards the Indian subcontinent, setting in depression, in its relationship with New Delhi. The environment has turned bluesy. But can India catch…