M.S. Prathibha

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  • M.S. Prathibha is Associate Fellow at the Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), New Delhi. Click here for detailed profile

    India-China Talks At SCO Meeting

    September 11, 2020

    Associate Fellow Manohar Parrikar IDSA Dr. M.S. Prathibha’s Commentary ‘India-China Talks at the SCO Meeting’ has been published by All India Radio (AIR) World Service, an external services division of AIR, on September 11, 2020.

    The commentary analyses India’s commitment to the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) that underscores its desire to strengthen its cooperation in Eurasia.

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    For Xi, Dissent but No Crisis

    September 09, 2020

    Associate Fellow, Manohar Parrikar IDSA, Dr. M. S. Prathibha’s Op-Ed piece ‘For Xi, dissent but no crisis’ has been published in ‘The Indian Express’ on September 09, 2020.

    Chinese President Xi Jinping has detractors but there is no alternative at the moment in China. At least for now, there are no suitable candidates, who the CPC believes can take up the challenge of reforming the Chinese system. As of now, Xi is not going anywhere, writes Dr. Prathibha.

    Philosophical Contradictions Fuel India-China Tensions

    September 02, 2020

    Associate Fellow Manohar Parrikar IDSA Dr. M.S. Prathibha’s article ‘Philosophical Contradictions Fuel India-China Tensions’ has been published in the Outlook Magazine on September 02, 2020.

    There are fundamental contradictions between the two countries at the philosophical level, which drastically limit the scope for arriving at a strategic consensus, Dr. Prathibha.

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    Covid-19 and the Role of China's Armed Forces

    August 17, 2020

    Associate Fellow, Manohar Parrikar IDSA, Dr. M.S. Prathibha’s chapter ‘Covid-19 and the Role of China's Armed Forces’ has been published in Srikanth Kondapalli and Shaheli Das’ edited book ‘China and Covid-19: Domestic and External Dimensions’ Pentagon Press, August 2020.

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    Role of PLA in COVID-19 Response

    The PLA’s approach to COVID-19 has shown that the military reforms have im-mensely benefited their coordination and response. It has intensified China’s desire to maintain military preparedness and the resolve to demonstrate it too.

    June 01, 2020

    Mutual Apprehension at the India-China Border

    March 13, 2020

    Associate Fellow, Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, Dr M. S. Prathibha's article on India-China Border dispute, titled ‘Mutual Apprehension at India-China Border’ has been published by ‘The Diplomat’ on March 13, 2020.

    Anxieties at the India-China land border must be managed, writes Dr. Pratibha.

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    China’s DF-41 Ballistic Missile Deployment and the Impact on its Nuclear Deterrence

    The deployment of the DF-41 ballistic missile in China shows that the nature of its nuclear posture is at a critical stage of evolution. On the one hand, the deployment illustrates the achievements in Chinese missile modernisation, which poses a threat to the US deterrence capacity. On other hand, it exposes the limitations in its deployment patterns.

    October-December 2019

    East Asia Strategic Review: China’s Rising Strategic Ambitions in Asia

    • Publisher: Pentagon Press
    The East Asia Strategic Review is the publication form the East Asia Centre, Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), New Delhi. The volume entitled, China's Rising Strategic Ambitions in Asia is intended to bring out Indian perspectives on the growing influence of China in Asia. These perspectives are particularly seen in the light of expanding Chinese political and economic engagement in Asia. As a major country in Asia, the Indian perspectives contribute the necessary input towards the ongoing debate on the Chinese role.
    • ISBN: 978-93-86618-65-8,
    • Price: ₹.1245/-
    • E-copy available

    Xi Jinping’s Politics and What it Means for India

    There is a need to close the perception gap in India’s assessment of the state of Chinese politics, to distinguish between transformation and conflict, and respond accordingly.

    December 20, 2018

    Perceptions and misperceptions in China–India relations

    October 20, 2017

    Associate Fellow, IDSA, Dr MS Prathibha’s article on India-China relations titled ‘Perceptions and Misperceptions in India-China Relations’ was published in the Op-Ed/Art section of  East Asia Forum on October 20, 2017.

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