India prepared to go to war with China and Pakistan simultaneously, says top general

India’s army chief has said the country should be prepared for a potential two-front war given China is flexing its muscles and there is little hope for...

China – friend or foe

The 19th-century British statesman Lord Palmerston is reputed to have said: "There are no permanent friends, and no permanent enemies, only permanent interests." This has...

As the U.S. steps back, Vietnamese wonder if China is taking control

Citizens of Vietnam have developed an unusual national pastime: Across the country and on social networks, people trade suspicions that their government is secretly...

A border spat is pushing India and China closer to a trade war

Asia's two nuclear-armed giants, India and China, have been engaged in a tense border standoff for the past two months, raising concerns that their...

China’s plans to rule the seas hit trouble in Pakistan

China’s strategic ambition to extend its maritime power across the Indian Ocean is hitting severe obstacles in the giant, volatile Pakistani province of Balochistan. Beijing’s...

The country stuck between the US and China

Two years ago the Philippines was entrenched in the bitterest of disputes with regional giant China, bringing a David v Goliath-style case against it...

Indian and Chinese troops clash in disputed Himalayan border region

Indian and Chinese troops clashed briefly on a disputed area of land in the Himalayas, officials said, exacerbating tensions during a months-long standoff between...

China and India are reportedly preparing for full-scale war over a Himalayan border dispute

Chinese and Indian troops are readying themselves for a possible armed conflict in the event they fail in their efforts to achieve a peaceful...

In a War Over Doklam, Why China Will Likely Be the Eventual Loser

A war over a disputed Himalayan ridge claimed by peaceful Bhutan will puncture China’s unbending and all-accomplishing image that is built so assiduously. On June 16,...

India’s military steps up operational readiness on China border

India's military has increased operational readiness along the eastern Indian border with China, sources said, as neither side shows any sign of backing off...

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