Incidents of sudden disappearance of celebrities have been common in China. But Qin Gang’s case is special. Not only has he disappeared but his public records are also being erased.
At the Munich Security Conference on February 18, Wang Yi (Member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Director of the Office of the Central Commission for Foreign Affairs) emphasized that “Human Society must not repeat the old path of antagonism and must not fall into the trap of Zero-sum game, war and conflict”. Therein he announced that the Chinese side would propose its position on the political settlement of the Ukraine crisis. On February 24, the Chinese Foreign Ministry released its 12-point peace plan.
Proactively taking advantage of China’s involvement in the Taiwan Strait to fight China in multiple theatres is something Indian military planners should think about.
There has been growing anger in China over a lack of receptivity to concerns being expressed by ordinary citizens about President Xi Jinping’s strict ‘zero covid’ policy. But after ten people were killed when a block of flats in the north-western city of Urumqi in Xinjiang province caught fire last week, this anger has come out into the open with protests in major Chinese cities from Shanghai and Beijing to Xinjiang and Tibet.
Anil Trigunayat Sports events are often a union and concert of the best sportsmen from the world competing for excellence. More so for the Olympics. But sometimes they fall prey to the games of geopolitics. Chinese winter Olympics starting from…