Claude Arpi
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English   |   Bangla

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

POLITICS

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Why we need to make way for a bold, new India

India is today at a crossroad. There are clearly two paths: one of cautiousness, one of boldness.

POLITICS

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How China lost a friend in Ladakh

Post-Covid-19, China is facing great internal difficulties, why pick fights with most nations and particularly India?

POLITICS

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Why China’s claim on Galwan is a lie

No Chinese national has ever set a foot in the area till the mid-1950s and it is only due to India’s weakness at that time that Beijing can make this outrageous claim today.

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How India can combat Chinese guile in Ladakh

The core issue is that there is no agreed LAC today as both parties have failed to exchange maps; this leaves the space for Beijing to create problems.

POLITICS

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History lessons from Galwan

In a way, Galwan was the prelude to the 1962 India-China War.

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.