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The pitfalls of Xi’s ‘Zero Covid’ policy

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Srikanth Kondapalli China is reeling under a massive resurgence of the coronavirus, affecting an estimated 400 million people and their livelihoods. People are seething with anger, and China’s growth rate, currency, stock markets are all down. Major cities are witnessing…

Wang Yi hurt India-China ties

Srikanth Kondapalli China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s unheralded visit to India on March 25, amidst the continuing stalemate in Russia’s war on Ukraine and the continuing India-China stand-off in Ladakh, had raised many an eyebrow on the timing, motives, content,…

Increasing Tensions between China and Taiwan Post the Russia Invasion of Ukraine

Increasing Tensions between China and Taiwan Post the Russia Invasion of Ukraine
With the Russian invasion of Ukraine, similarities are being drawn towards an impending Chinese military occupation of Taiwan. The 4 February joint statement between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping mentioned their respective positions in Ukraine and Taiwan. China’s social networking sites equated to the two cases of Ukraine and Taiwan.

China has taken the arms race to a different level

Srikanth Kondapalli While Russia underplayed China’s tests as not violating any international treaty it has signed, it is concerned about losing ground on such technologies. China recently demonstrated an “assassin’s mace” weapon that has the US and Russia worried, for…