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A ‘Soft Position’ by the UN on China’s Uighur Camps

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Srikanth Kondapalli The Uighur internment camps with an estimated 1 million incarcerated minorities in Xinjiang in China continue to prick the global conscience. The issue is snowballing into allegations of genocide, leading to renewed tensions between western countries and China. In addition, Uighur links to turbulent…

A positive, practical QUAD Tokyo Summit

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Srikanth Kondapalli The fourth meeting of the Quad leaders and their second in person meeting in the last one year was termed aptly as “positive and practical”. The Tokyo meeting of the United States, Japan, Australia and Indian leaders took…

The Deep Freeze between India & China

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Srikanth Kondapalli The invasion of Ukraine has upended world geopolitics, disrupting the already fragile relationship between India and China. As Ukrainians resist the Russian invasion, a renewed cold war is heating up between Russia and the NATO partners. Western sanctions…

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.