India must recognize that even as there may be areas that India and China cooperate occasionally, Beijing will take every opportunity to deny India any strategic advancement.
In an era of Asian strategic uncertainties and global power transition, India-Japan defence and security linkages have become particularly significant. Japan has shown willingness to fund projects in border states where even World Bank was hesitant.
Admittedly, these are early hours and the following analysis will have to be corrected on the basis of further details as it comes out. But a couple of things are clear from the two statements.
Brahmos is a ramjet supersonic cruise missile, developed by Russia’s NPO Mashinostroeyenia and India’s DRDO.
India has been very patient and calm in its statements but it is very unlikely that it will give in to China unless through mutual agreements for a simultaneous withdrawal of forces.
This crisis is significant from two angles. One, it is part of a bigger Chinese strategic game. Secondly, it is important to understand the implications from a tactical and operational perspective.
Sooner or later, other countries are going to see through China's plan, and India should cooperate with likeminded countries to help build infrastructure of littoral states
India should not fall for hyped up fears of nuclear escalation; Pakistan is a rational actor that understands the limitations of nuclear weapons
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Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Singh
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Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra receives a memento during the party's Pratigya Rally, in Moradabad.PTI Photo
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