Indian troops released a captured Chinese soldier who had reportedly crossed the unmarked Indian border on accident while helping herders search for yaks. The return of the wandering soldier is a possible indication of easing...
by cschultz | Jul 17, 2009
From the Times of India: Stung by China’s aggressive posturing, including its deployment of missiles in Delingha near Tibet, and other increasingly hostile activities in India’s neighbourhood, the Cabinet Committee...
by Xiao Qiang | Mar 28, 2009
From Hindu.com: The Sino-Indian border is tranquil and both sides are maintaining the status quo, Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon said here on Thursday. Pointing out that both sides had their own perceptions about the...
by Xiao Qiang | May 7, 2008
Pratap Mohanty reports for AFP from Bhubaneswar, India: India announced Thursday a successful test-firing of a nuclear-capable intermediate-range ballistic missile than can reach the Chinese cities of Beijing and Shanghai. The...
by Liu Yong | Mar 23, 2008
From PTI: In a sign of broadening of their defence cooperation, China and India are now considering holding a joint military exercise between their air forces. The two countries held their first-ever joint army exercise in a...
by Xiao Qiang | Mar 9, 2008
Toronto Sun columnist Eric Margolis suggests the US is being less than straightforward in its criticisms of Chinese military spending: The Pentagon has just warned that China’s 17.6% increase in its 2008 military budget...
by Xiao Qiang | Dec 30, 2007
From Asia Sentinel: Driven into each other’s arms by global concerns over energy, Tibet and other issues, India and China conduct their first ever joint military exercises India and China last week concluded their first-ever war games near Kunming in Yunnan province. Although the eight-day exercise, which ended December 28, involved only two companies of […]
by Xiao Qiang | Dec 27, 2007
From AFP: China said it was willing to conduct more military exercises with India, following a successful first-ever training run between the regional rivals’ armed forces this week. “We believe (joint military exercises) are helpful in building mutual trust and promoting cooperation, especially in the fields of security and combatting non-traditional security factors,” foreign ministry […]
by Timothy Lesle | Dec 20, 2007
Xinhua describes the joint Chinese and Indian military operation “Hand-in-Hand 2007,” taking place in Kunming: [Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang] said that the training aimed to enhance mutual understanding and mutual trust between Chinese and Indian armed forces, strengthen their exchanges in the field of anti-terrorism, deter the “three evil forces” of terrorism, separatism […]
by Kyle Brady | Apr 13, 2007
From Gulf Daily News: India announced yesterday a successful test-firing of a nuclear-capable intermediate-range ballistic missile than can reach the Chinese cities of Beijing and Shanghai as well as targets deep in the Middle East. [Full Text]
by Xiao Qiang | Sep 27, 2005
From The Japan Focus: This comprehensive survey of India’s growing military strength and geostrategic relationships involving China, the United States and Russia reveals the interplay between economic and military-nuclear power in a region that is doubly volatile, as the scene of recent nuclear breakthroughs and rapid changes in military and economy might. Noting the predominantly […]
by Xiao Qiang | Jun 2, 2005
From Asia Times Online: Depending on one’s geostrategic outlook, the dream, or nightmare, of a China-India axis – complete with 2.4 billion people – is a step closer with the recent announcement that the two countries will for the first time ever hold joint military maneuvers. The head of the Indian army, General Joginder Jaswant […]
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