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How Tibet was brutally 'liberated'
The Indian government decided to ignore the Tibetan issue, probably due to a lack of vision and courage, despite the warnings of Sardar Patel and his colleagues.This move would have tremendous......
Revealed: How China prepared for 1962 war
From March 1959 to March 1962, the PLA fought 12 major battles in central Tibet which was seen as an opportunity to train China's soldiers, notes Ajai Shukla. In pathbreaking research into the......
Why we must acknowledge the blunders of the 1962 war
The 1962 conflict with China was a painful military debacle, but it must be stressed that one can learn more from a defeat. The problem in India has been that we are in the first place not even......
60 years of Tibetan 'liberation': From what? From whom?
As China marks 60 years of Tibet's 'liberation', Claude Arpi lifts the veil off the propaganda surrounding the event Though sad, certain historical ironies tend to make me smile. Today, May 23,......
China & India: What next?
Part I: Panchsheel: 50 years afterFifty years ago, during the Panchsheel negotiations, India shied away from bringing the questions of the borders to the negotiating table with Beijing. Today,......
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