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CPEC: How Pakistan is losing out to China

CPEC: How Pakistan is losing out to China

Rediff.com10 Apr 2017

'The accusation that Pakistan risks losing sovereignty to China is emotive and has the potential to spread.' 'China will, however, remain intent on achieving its strategic ambitions of acquiring Gwadar port and securing a large chunk of Pakistan occupied Kashmir,' says former RA&W officer Jayadeva Ranade.

China's new admirals: What it means for the world

China's new admirals: What it means for the world

Rediff.com1 Feb 2017

At a time when Donald Trump is making belligerent noises, Chinese President Xi Jinping responds by overhauling the People's Liberation Army and restructuring the command of the PLA Navy to emphasise Beijing's resolve to dominate the South China Sea.

Unnerved by Trump's stand on Taiwan, China flexes muscle

Unnerved by Trump's stand on Taiwan, China flexes muscle

Rediff.com9 Jan 2017

'Chinese pressure on Taiwan is unlikely to ease till Beijing feels that stability is being restored in the Sino-US relationship,' says former RAW officer Jayadeva Ranade.

Why China is upset at Trump's call with this lady

Why China is upset at Trump's call with this lady

Rediff.com3 Dec 2016

Donald Trump is believed to be the first US President or President-elect to have spoken to a Taiwanese leader since 1979, when the US severed diplomatic ties with Taiwan after its recognition of the People's Republic of China, points out former RA&W officer Jayadeva Ranade.

India must be wary about China's plans for a Pakistan port

India must be wary about China's plans for a Pakistan port

Rediff.com2 Dec 2016

'Gwadar has the potential to facilitate PLAN's operations in the Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean.' 'Reports of China setting up electronic eavesdropping posts at Gwadar to monitor US and Indian naval activity and shipping traffic through the Straits of Hormuz and the Arabian Sea lend credence to this,' says former RA&W officer Jayadeva Ranade.

Xi Jinping, most powerful Chinese leader since Mao, Deng

Xi Jinping, most powerful Chinese leader since Mao, Deng

Rediff.com31 Oct 2016

'The title of 'core' of the leadership gives Xi Jinping greater political authority at a time when China is beset by various problems as well as a slowdown in economic growth,' points out former RA&W officer Jayadeva Ranade.

When China stole India's thunder

When China stole India's thunder

Rediff.com21 Oct 2016

The BRICS summit made clear that China's support for Pakistan is unwavering. China will continue to pressure India to ease tensions with Pakistan and resolve the Kashmir dispute.

China shadow over Modi's Vietnam visit

China shadow over Modi's Vietnam visit

Rediff.com30 Aug 2016

'During his visit to Vietnam on September 3 -- the first visit by an Indian prime minister in 15 years -- Modi will notice the widespread anti-China sentiment in that country.'

China-Pak joint patrol meant to provoke India

China-Pak joint patrol meant to provoke India

Rediff.com27 Jul 2016

China's closer and enhanced relationship with Pakistan is putting considerable strain in India-China relations, says former RA&W officer Jayadeva Ranade.

How India must stand up to China's provocations

How India must stand up to China's provocations

Rediff.com29 Jun 2016

'China's actions at the NSG will certainly taint India-China bilateral relations and enhance suspicion of China's intentions. A fresh clear-eyed and objective evaluation of the India-China relationship is necessary, especially as India tries to correct adversely balanced bilateral economic ties and the two countries engage over the long-term,' says Jayadeva Ranade.

What is a Chinese nuclear sub doing in Karachi?

What is a Chinese nuclear sub doing in Karachi?

Rediff.com23 May 2016

The arrival a couple of days ago of a Chinese nuclear submarine for the first time in Karachi port, coinciding with a Chinese military delegation's visit, points to Pakistan's importance for China, says former R&AW officer Jayadeva Ranade.

Why India must be wary of Nepal's Lumbini Project

Why India must be wary of Nepal's Lumbini Project

Rediff.com6 May 2016

For India to endorse Nepal's Buddhist conference will be like sipping from a poisoned chalice, warns former RA&W official Jayadeva Ranade.

China launches new attack on the Dalai Lama

China launches new attack on the Dalai Lama

Rediff.com8 Apr 2016

'The first time that China alleged the Dalai Lama was 'anti-national' and 'unpatriotic' was after he affirmed that Arunachal Pradesh and Tawang are part of India,' points out former RA&W official Jayadeva Ranade.

Xi is the only leader Obama will meet one on one this week

Xi is the only leader Obama will meet one on one this week

Rediff.com28 Mar 2016

52 world leaders, including Narendra Modi, will attend this week's Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, DC. Obama will meet separately only with the Chinese president.

China's strategic push in the Middle East

China's strategic push in the Middle East

Rediff.com19 Jan 2016

Why is Xi Jinping visiting Saudi Arabia, Egypt and China this week? Former RA&W officer Jayadeva Ranade explains the significance of China's outreach to the Middle East.

China wants to show off its military power

China wants to show off its military power

Rediff.com9 Jan 2016

'The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.' Former RA&W official Jayadeva Ranade explains what China's military reforms mean for the world.

Tibet issue gets more complex for China

Tibet issue gets more complex for China

Rediff.com11 Nov 2015

'Information about the Dalai Lama's heath is normally not shared with the public. Its release on this occasion implicitly underscores the message that the window of opportunity for Beijing to recommence the dialogue with the Dalai Lama -- an advocate of non-violence -- to resolve the contentious Tibetan issue is limited.' says Jayadeva Ranade.

China's Islamic terror problem

China's Islamic terror problem

Rediff.com5 Oct 2015

'Islamic State has declared that the liberation of Islamic Xinjiang from China is an objective. Beijing may well find that Pakistan is unable to assist in any meaningful way,' says China expert Jayadeva Ranade.

Beware! China's military games in Ladakh

Beware! China's military games in Ladakh

Rediff.com16 Sep 2015

'Intrusions by PLA troops in the Ladakh sector are more in number than elsewhere and this region is now likely to remain an area of enhanced Chinese interest,' warns China expert Jayadeva Ranade.

China's message to India

China's message to India

Rediff.com7 Aug 2015

'China's latest defence White Paper has been issued against the backdrop of the upgraded Sino-Pakistan strategic relationship which has impinged on India's sovereignty and territorial integrity, and Beijing's continuing intransigence on tackling the issue of the disputed border or intrusion by PLA troops,' says Jayadeva Ranade.

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