R N Das

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  • Dr. R. N. Das is Senior Fellow at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi. Click here for detailed profile.

    Coping with China in the Asia-Pacific: India’s Calibrated Approach

    Fellows' Seminar
    November 02, 2012
    1030 to 1300 hrs

    India-China Special Representatives Talks: Focus on Trust Building

    Although not much is expected from this round of border talks, some incremental forward movement cannot be ruled out in terms of creating additional institutional mechanisms to deal with frequent border transgressions from the Chinese side.

    January 16, 2012

    Sino-Indian relations 2011: A Mixed Bag of Highs and Lows

    The year gone by witnessed India’s firm responses to bilateral issues and China’s appreciation of the Indian position, thus providing a positive momentum to India-China relations.

    December 30, 2011

    The Sino-Indian Defence Dialogue: Addressing the Persisting Security Dilemma

    The India-China defence dialogue assumes significance in the context of the military build-up across the border and the persistence of the security dilemma between the two countries.

    December 07, 2011

    India’s Defence Preparedness to Face Chinese Challenges

    It will not be an exaggeration to say that China poses the major challenge to India’s foreign policy and defence policy – which does not necessarily mean that a potential threat from China is imminent. Far from this, the Sino-Indian border of 3488 kms is by and large peaceful and tranquil, excepting occasional reports of border incursions. There are institutional mechanisms in place to meet any untoward incident on the border. Nevertheless, the security of the country, its territorial integrity and sovereignty warrant military preparedness to cope with any kind of eventualities.

    July 2011

    Sino-Indian Trade: Smoothening the Rough Edges

    The composition of the Indian delegation to the ongoing Strategic Economic Dialogue is suggestive that issues such as telecom, water, infrastructural development and railways are being discussed on a priority basis.

    September 27, 2011

    China’s Calibrated Response to Osama bin Laden’s Killing

    China’s response to the killing of Osama bin Laden has been cautious and marked by a degree of nuance given potential changes in US ties with Pakistan and India.

    May 13, 2011

    Japan's Disaster Brings Sino-Japanese Relations Closer

    The relationship between China and Japan has taken a positive turn in the wake of Japan’s national disaster.

    March 22, 2011