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Why India's foreign policy should look beyond Chinese interests

For the fourth time, China has refused to support India on banning the JeM chief at UN.


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India joining Quad will do more harm than good

While it doesn’t have any pronounced strategic takeaways for India, it does have an inevitable negative fallout.


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Why Trump's China visit can't be deemed a success

US president has created a lot of uncertainty about the thrust of US policies in East Asia.


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Why China went out of its way to impress Donald Trump

US president got a 'state visit-plus', which goes beyond normal protocol.


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India is wasting time to get UN to list Masood Azhar as global terrorist

It will only play well with the domestic audience, but won't make any difference on the ground.


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China has lessons for India in reducing regional disparities

Prosperous provinces in China extend financial help as well as advice to the less developed regions.


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Why India can’t put all its eggs in the American basket

Both US and China use India and Pakistan respectively to further their regional interests.


 |  Beijing Diary  |  3-minute read
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How India quietly reached out to China's new rulers

All seven members of the all-powerful Politburo Standing Committee have more than a little familiarity with India.


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United States, AfPak, China, India

Rex Tillerson's visit to New Delhi: US wants robust ties with India

The secretary of state of Trump administration is on a three-nation tour.