Professor of Strategic Studies, Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi
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One hundred years of devastation
Next week will see the Communist Party of China celebrate the 100th anniversary of its founding with the commissioning of the Baihetan Dam on the upper stretches of the Yangtze River. Brahma Chellaney, an expert on the region's water reserves, argues the environmental devastation caused by China's large scale construction projects provide little reason to celebrate.
The Quad Sharpens Its Edges
The Quad, a loose strategic coalition of the Indo-Pacific region’s four leading democracies, is rapidly solidifying this year in response to China’s aggressive foreign policy. Following a recent meeting of their top foreign-policy officials in Tokyo, Australia, India, Japan, and the United States are now actively working toward establishing a new multilateral security structure for the region, writes Brahma Chellaney, Professor of Strategic Studies at the New Delhi-based Centre for Policy Research.
China Is Paying a High Price for Provoking India
China's recent incursions into the icy borderlands of India's Ladakh region have resulted in increased pushback from its Indo-Pacific neighbours. Far from entrenching China's preeminence in the region, President Xi's expansionist policies have placed the China-India relationship on a knife-edge, writes Professor Brahma Chellaney of the New Delhi-based Centre for Policy Research.