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Breaking the Balance of Power Trap

As the ongoing negotiations bet­ween India and China fail to end the impasse in Ladakh, the de­ma­nd for New Delhi to play the “Tibet card” to force Beijing to disengage is gaining salience. India briefly opened the card by deploying the Special Frontier Force (SFF), consisting of Tibetan refugees...

Why Nationalism Alone Cannot Solve the Sino-Indian Border Dispute

Any meaningful attempt to solve the border dispute will necessitate India rethinking its China policy.

Talking of and with China

The near-hyperbolic response to prime minister Vajpayee's visit to China shows how far removed the India-China relationship has been from normalcy. It would appear that we shall keep talking of China but not quite with it.

Deconstructing the Dalai Lama on Tibet

This article explores the changing roles of the Dalai Lama against the backdrop of the radical voices who want to wage an armed struggle for a politically independent Tibet. It also studies how the Dalai Lama has been influenced by Gandhi's doctrine of non-violence.

Tibet and the Middle Kingdom

China’s Tibet Policy by Dawa Norbu; Curzon Press, Surrey, 2001; pp 470.

Dialectics on Power

Gautam Sen’s ‘Opinion’ piece, ‘Indian foreign policy: a power political interpretation’ (EPW, January 13-19) is anchored in the ‘realist’ imaginary of canonical International Relations – ‘power, security, survival and dominance’. But his sinister architecture of the regional and global political spaces threateningly encircling a nuclear Indian, which lamentably self wills its external enfeeblement and dependence, rests on a own curious even violent yoking of disparate developments, half truths and outright fictions, innuendoes and sweeping judgments.
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