October 01, 2022
60 Years After the Sino-Indian War
By Sushant Singh
The lingering standoff that began in 2020 reveals how little progress has been made on the border dispute between China and India.
March 09, 2022
Is Russia Really India’s Friend?
By Sribala Subramanian
A flashback to 1962 and the Sino-Indian War.
September 02, 2020
The 1962 Internment of Chinese Indians
By Aadil Brar
The specter of another Sino-Indian war has raised worries that one of the horrors of that conflict could be repeated.
June 01, 2020
Why Another Sino-Indian War Is Unlikely
By Ameya Pratap Singh
Current tensions are concerning, but the situation is much different today than in 1962.
July 18, 2017
Will the Doklam Standoff Lead to a Second India-China War?
By Rajeesh Kumar
Both India and China have every incentive not to go to war.
January 13, 2016
Interview: Bruce Riedel
By Sanjay Kumar
Bruce Riedel on the forgotten crisis of the JFK administration.
December 07, 2015
The Rupshu Pastoralists
By Sugato Mukherjee
The Changpas hold on to ancient traditions in a fragile, disputed region.
October 29, 2015
John F. Kennedy’s Forgotten Crisis
By Bruce Riedel
1962 is remembered for the Cuban Missile Crisis, but the U.S. almost got involved in another war.
September 24, 2015
India, China to Hold Military Exercise Despite Border Skirmish
By Prashanth Parameswaran
Beijing and New Delhi will hold the fifth iteration of their ‘Hand-in-Hand’ exercises.
June 19, 2014
India’s Worrying Border Infrastructure Deficit
By Sudha Ramachandran
A disturbing disparity has emerged in infrastructure development on either side of the disputed Sino-Indian border.
June 14, 2014
Establishing Quid Pro Quo on the India-China Border
By Abanti Bhattacharya
Establishing Indian sovereignty in Arunachal Pradesh could solidify Chinese claims in Tibet.
March 06, 2014
By Justin McDonnell
The Diplomat speaks with essayist and novelist Pankaj Mishra about his latest book A Great Clamour: Encounters with China and Its Neighbors, Chinese and Indian mutual distrust, perceptions of Tibet, and Chinese-style capitalism.