‘It is striking that China would take on India at a time it needs friends’

Richard McGregor is an award-winning journalist and author of the bestseller, The Party: The Secret World of China’s Communist Rulers In the wake of the Chinese Communist Party celebrating 100 years of its formation, this former Beijing bureau chief of the Financial Times spoke to Open on China’s foreign relations, the history of the communist party in that country, … Continue reading ‘It is striking that China would take on India at a time it needs friends’

China’s Ladakh Aggression a Retaliation for Humiliation in Doklam, Says Expert

China’s weeks-long aggressive posturing in eastern Ladakh — which has resulted in deaths for the first time in an India-China standoff in 45 years — is an attempt to avenge the humiliation it suffered in Doklam three years ago at the hands of Indian forces, says a senior army officer who was involved in several … Continue reading China’s Ladakh Aggression a Retaliation for Humiliation in Doklam, Says Expert