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Modi's Indian Ocean Tour Shows That India's Watching China

Shashi Tharoor | Posted 05.11.2015 | World
Shashi Tharoor

NEW DELHI -- China's ambitions in the South China Sea have extended well into the Indian Ocean, and the prospect of an emerging superpower casting its shadow has roused anxiety in a number of littoral states, which look to India as an alternative security provider.

When It Comes to China, Shared U.S.-Indian Values Only Go So Far

Dileep Padgaonkar | Posted 03.31.2015 | World
Dileep Padgaonkar

What about "shared values" that Obama and Modi have flaunted? They help in dealing with a shabby world but only up to a point. The pragmatist in Modi knows that since India is China's neighbor, it is imperative to calm a neighbor's angst -- and the angst of distant neighbors -- rather than to merely revel in the effusive cordiality of a country located beyond the seven seas. The basic instincts of the two ancient civilizations might yet astound the world.

India-China Relations: A New Chapter?

Samarth Pathak | Posted 11.18.2014 | Politics
Samarth Pathak

In the backdrop of President Xi Jinping's ongoing visit to India, presenting an exclusive free and frank dialogue on bilateral ties with Mr. Jayadeva ...

India, China Vow Cooperation As Troops Face Off

AP | NIRMALA GEORGE | Posted 09.18.2014 | World

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian and Chinese troops faced off at their countries' unmarked border in the Himalayas on Thursday as their leaders were promisin...

India and China Have Outgrown the West

Shashi Tharoor | Posted 11.15.2014 | World
Shashi Tharoor

India and China both see themselves as having outgrown a world order dominated by the West. They are moving beyond traditional bromides like their joint advocacy of the "Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence," to pragmatic cooperation in the framework of the BRICS grouping. They recently came together to announce the creation of the BRICS Bank, which will be located in Shanghai and headed by an Indian.

India Seeks to Balance China's Power in Asia

Brahma Chellaney | Posted 11.08.2014 | World
Brahma Chellaney

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is determined to build close strategic ties with Japan in order to put discreet checks on China's exercise of its rapidly accumulating power. China's strategy of constant outward pressure on its borders not only threatens to destabilize Asia's status quo but is also pushing countries like India, Japan, and Vietnam to strategically collaborate. Modi's priority is to ensure stable power equilibrium in Asia.

A Four Country Democratic Coalition vs. China?

John Garnaut | Posted 09.01.2014 | World
John Garnaut

Australia and India are deepening military ties and reviving the spirit of a controversial four-way democratic coalition with Japan and the United States, in response to growing concerns about China.

China, India Are 'Natural Partners,' Envoy Tells Modi

Agence France Presse | Bhuvan Bagga | Posted 08.09.2014 | World

China's top diplomat told India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday that the nuclear-armed neighbours should regard themselves as "natural pa...

Shangri-La: The Myth Goes On

Franca Sozzani | Posted 12.29.2012 | Style
Franca Sozzani

I have left a paradise that, nevertheless, is a myth. Admiring the scenery is wonderful, but being aware of the truth is a duty. The duty of us all.

Looking at China From Across the Pacific and Across the Himalayas

Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Beijing's increasingly far-flung economic footprint and diplomatic clout is triggering anxiety throughout the world. But the global phenomenon of worrying about China always has local inflections.

India, China Defense Row Heats Up

AP | NIRMALA GEORGE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW DELHI — India has suspended defense exchanges with China after Beijing refused a visa to a top Indian army general, media reports said Satur...

China, India Tensions Rise After Spats Over Disputed Land And Dalai Lama

csmonitor.com | Peter Ford | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Beijing - China and India have taken a vituperative war of words and diplomatic barbs to an unusual level of tension in recent days, prompting fears t...