Vision 2047: Strategies to Surpass China

Over the last decade, India has showcased an impressive and resilient growth trajectory, powered by perseverance, ingenuity, and vision. Despite encountering unprecedented challenges such as the COVID-19 pandemic and geopolitical […]

Taming the Dragon via Asymmetric Warfare

The Chinese military has made a huge leap forward in terms of quality and firepower, and is currently miles ahead of India in weapons development. The PLA is in the […]

Countering China’s Hybrid War

The Paradox: India’s paradox in countering China is multifaceted in the backdrop of the continuing standoff along the 4,057-km LAC. In 2020, China gained considerably in Ladakh notwithstanding our denials. With […]

Navigating the Elusive Grey Zone

Grey zone warfare is often described as the ambiguous and murky realm that exists between outright conflict and peace in international relations. In this space, both state and non-state actors […]

Fixing the Ruthless Dragon

Over the last thirty years, China has undergone an incredible transformation. For most of this period, the country adopted a relatively quiet and relaxed stance on the global stage. This […]

Could India Match China Militarily by 2047?

Usually, a comparison is made between China and India, based on several factors such as proximity to each other, and both’s ambition to be seen as the regional power and […]

Confronting the China Challenge

There is no denying the significant asymmetry between India and China in terms of their military capabilities and resources. China, with its larger economy and substantial defence budget, appears to […]

Fortifying the Future

The 1962 Sino-Indian War resulted in China’s annexation of approximately 14,700 square miles (38,000 square kilometres) of Indian territory in Aksai Chin, a wound that left a deep scar and remains […]

Countering Chinese Checkers

The phrase “Hindi, Chini, bhai, bhai” (Indians and Chinese are brothers) was perhaps the most well-known yet naïve aphorism that emerged to describe India-China relations in the immediate post-independence period […]

How to Checkmate China

Historical grievances stemming from the 1962 Sino-Indian War continue to influence the geopolitical dynamics between India and China. The Doklam standoff in 2017 was a significant military confrontation that underscored […]