Claude Arpi
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He is a French-born author, journalist, historian and Tibetologist.

POLITICS

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A new roadblock for India and Nepal

India needs to find an amicable solution with Nepal for the areas where there is no agreement as it could avoid China interfering in bilateral affairs between Delhi and Kathmandu in the future.

VARIETY

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The role Chinese army played in the pandemic

From Day One, a PLA unit has been on the central stage of what the Communist Party of China called the 'People's War' against the 'demon' virus.

VARIETY

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The Wuhan lab mystery deepens

President Xi Jinping is being questioned within the Party for his handling of the crisis.

VARIETY

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Why China's figures can't be trusted

China could have downplayed its number of confirmed cases 'by a factor of 15 to 40 times'.

POLITICS

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The dawn of information warfare

For 70 years, Chinese propaganda has been mastering the Art of Disinformation. Beijing’s rewriting history of the 1959 Tibetan Uprising is a classic example.

POLITICS

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Krishna Menon’s Aksai Chin error

Menon was one of the strangest characters to have appeared on the political scene after independence.

VARIETY

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Time to reform the armed forces

India seems to have started moving at a faster pace to bring reforms into the armed forces and prepare for tomorrow's conflicts.

VARIETY

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How killer Coronavirus has dented President Xi's mandate

There is no end in sight to the dreaded epidemic which continues to spread.

POLITICS

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Situation worsens for Tibetans as China dictates terms to Nepal and Myanmar

It is perhaps time for India to wake up and recognise that Tibetan refugees have never created any problems for India over the last 60 years.

MONEY

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Has China hit the spending curb?

Though today it looks as if Xi's 'pockets' have no bottom, the question remains, can it last forever?