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Chinese Intransigence: Catalyst for Change in Indian Policies

Rakesh Sharma
Published 2020

Abstract

Since April 2020, a myriad of ‘whys and wherefores' on China's premeditated aggression around its periphery and against India in Eastern Ladakh, have been analysed ad infinitum. Inconclusive debates on China's belligerence against its neighbouring countries have called it a pursuit of its geopolitical ambitions by adopting expansionist designs. Wherein, mainly against India, China's adventurism is argued on the grounds of abrogation of Article 370; infrastructure construction along the Line of Actual Control (LAC); New Delhi's stringent opposition to the China-led Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and Regional Comprehensive EconomicPartnership (RCEP); growing linkages with the United States (US), and more specifically, the Indo-Pacific activism under Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (QUAD). Suffice it to say, having deemed to have ‘risen,' China is stirring tense geopolitical confrontations that, undeniably, demonstrates Beijing's hegemonic aspirations.

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