Xinjiang; The cat is out of the bag!

Why China is keeping a tight grip on Xinjiang Why China is keeping a tight grip on Xinjiang The Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region is one of the most tightly controlled areas in China. Human rights activist...   Sharing a video and an article published by South China Morning Post on the subject. The cat is … Continue reading Xinjiang; The cat is out of the bag!

What makes Siyang River Violent and black: Has water, a global common undergone tampering?

River Yarlung Tsangpo when enters Siang district is commonly called as Siang River, which drains  to join other rivers to be called as Brahmaputra River. Its water had been abnormally muddy,  murky and black since last November.  It has turned abnormally turbulent since last two weeks creating suspicion of unusual intervention. In this context I … Continue reading What makes Siyang River Violent and black: Has water, a global common undergone tampering?

China in Post 19th National Party Congress of the CPC Era: Geopolitical, Strategic and Security Implications

Sharing the gist of my one of the old talks on the subject delivered at USI of India on 10 Jan 2018. It was later published as an article  by Modern Diplomacy (EU and Africa) https://moderndiplomacy.eu/2018/01/21/post-19th-congress-cpc-xi-jinping-leads-china/ Post 19th Congress of CPC: Where does Xi Jinping leads China to?     Xi Jinping “The Dream Seller” Xi … Continue reading China in Post 19th National Party Congress of the CPC Era: Geopolitical, Strategic and Security Implications

Tibetan Water and Trans-Border Rivers: Concerns for India

The 11th meeting of the Expert Level Mechanism (ELM) on Trans-Border Rivers between India and China, concluded at Hangzhou, in end March with solitary worthwhile mention-able outcome that China will resume sharing of the hydro-logical data on downstream rivers especially  Brahmputra River, which was suspended last year by China due to an excuse of technological reasons like up-gradation … Continue reading Tibetan Water and Trans-Border Rivers: Concerns for India

Is Beijing planning to take Taiwan back … by force? SCMP

Sharing comments of mine  on articles by Minni Chan in South China Morning Post SCMP of 15 March 2018, along with my latest update on the issue as on 20 March 2018. When US President Donald Trump approved a travel bill allowing American representatives to meet their counterparts on the self-ruled Taiwan calling itself “Republic … Continue reading Is Beijing planning to take Taiwan back … by force? SCMP