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Nepal: Xi Jinping’s Visit:Looking for Strategic Partnership?

Paper No. 6506               Dated . 18-Oct-2019

By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan

Xi Jinping , President of China visited Nepal on his way back from Mamallapuram for two days from 12th October.

Prime Minister Oli in his twitter message described the visit as “immensely successful”. On the other hand, the Chinese side would have been disappointed that they could not get Nepal sign the extradition treaty on which they were very keen.

China-India Himalayan Divergences Unscaleable by Chennai Connect

Paper No. 6505               Dated 14-Oct-2015

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Geopolitically in 2019 it would be a truism for China to accept that India is no longer a strategic push-over as despite China’s massive asymmetries in relative military and economic power the same cannot be translated into geopolitical power warranting China to continue with its South Asia policies with “Pakistan-Centrality” fixations.

China-India Informal Summit-Wuhan 2.0 October 2019 in India is a non-event.

Paper No. 6503                   Dated 5-Oct-2019

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Chinese President Xi Jinping-Indian PM Modi meet scheduled outside Chennai, India on October 10-13 2019 as a follow-up to Wuhan Informal Summit in China is headed to be a ‘Non-Event’ rich in optics but low in substance as China’s recent geopolitical stances on issues of concern to India have been adversarial.

India Positioned as Global Major Power by PM Modi in September 2019:

Paper No. 6501                   Dated  1-0ct-2019

By Dr Subhash Kapila

India undoubtedly stands positioned as a global Major Power by PM Narendra Modi in September 2019 evidenced by PM Modi’s ‘blitzkrieg’ diplomatic forays in United States and UN General Assembly and preceded by PM Modi presiding as Chief Guest over the Far Eastern Economic Forum Summit at Vladivostok in Russia.

South Asia Geo Political Dynamics and China-Pakistan Axis Perspectives- 2020s.

Paper No. 6499                  Dated 25-Sep-2019

By Dr Subhash Kapila

South Asia geopolitical dynamics as it enters the 2020s is destined to be dominated by an increasingly confrontationist China-Pakistan Axis being countered by India as a rising Emerged Power reinforced by India’s centrality in the  Indo Pacific Security Template revolving around the nearly two decades-old US-India Strategic Partnership acquiring intense proximate contours.

Nepal and the Indo-Pacific Strategy:

Paper No. 6495 .                 Dated 16-Sep-2019

By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan

United States-India-Russia Triangular Dynamics in 2020s

Paper No. 6494              Dated 15-Sep-2019

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Geopolitical realities in first decade of 21st Century pushed India from its longstanding Strategic Partnership with Russia towards United States when Russia entered into a strategic nexus with China. The 21st Century second decade perceptionaly witnesses the United States pushing India into a Russian tilt again by politically expedient reversing of US policy gears in South Asia.

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