China-India Relations

Bringing the grey zone into focus
Bringing the grey zone into focus
Australia’s 2020 Defence Strategic Update was, by the standards of such publications, a hard-hitting document. It had a particularly strong focus on grey zone activities, seen as…
COVIDcast: Wolf warriors in the age of Covid, with Shivshankar Menon and Richard McGregor
Podcasts
COVIDcast: Wolf warriors in the age of Covid, with Shivshankar Menon and Richard McGregor
In this episode of COVIDcast, Richard McGregor, Lowy Institute Senior Fellow, sat down with Shivshankar Menon to discuss the latest currents in Chinese foreign policy,…
COVIDcast: Wolf warriors in the age of Covid, with Yun Sun And Richard McGregor
Podcasts
COVIDcast: Wolf warriors in the age of Covid, with Yun Sun And Richard McGregor
In this episode of COVIDcast, Richard McGregor, Lowy Institute Senior Fellow, sat down with Yun Sun to get a Chinese perspective on Beijing’s latest foreign policy moves.
Twisting India’s Chicken’s Neck
Twisting India’s Chicken’s Neck
Indian officials claim that China is continuing its build-up along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), the de facto border between India and China in the Galwan Valley of eastern…
India’s dilemma: Neither strategic nor autonomous
India’s dilemma: Neither strategic nor autonomous
The recent China-India clash in the Himalaya provides India with a dilemma: can it continue to pursue its long-desired aim of achieving “strategic autonomy”? India has never…
India’s TikTok stars collateral damage in Chinese app ban
India’s TikTok stars collateral damage in Chinese app ban
Indians have been very enthusiastic users of all forms of social media, but TikTok has found them to be an especially eager audience. With 660 million downloads of…
Lessons from the India-China border clashes
Lessons from the India-China border clashes
The India-China border clash on the night of 15 June, the worst in over half a century, is nothing less than a chapter break in the relationship between the two countries. A…
The local cost of rising India-China tensions
The local cost of rising India-China tensions
India-China tensions have recently escalated at two Himalayan flashpoints: Ladakh and Sikkim. On 5 May, scuffles broke out between Chinese and Indian soldiers near Pangong Tso, a…
The China factor in India’s commitment to ASEAN
The China factor in India’s commitment to ASEAN
India will host ASEAN leaders as its chief guests during the commemoration of the country's 69th Republic Day on 26 January, reflecting the importance New Delhi places on…
Coming full-circle in the Sino-Indian relationship
Coming full-circle in the Sino-Indian relationship
Despite the recent BRICS Summit's theme of a 'stronger partnership for a brighter future', the two-month stand-off between China and India at the Doklam plateau (which China…