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Claude Arpi

Claude Arpi | Stop China from erasing ‘the heart of the world’

Unfortunately, we can’t expect an atheist regime in Beijing to understand the meaning of the word 'sacred'

12 Oct 2021 2:22 AM

Claude Arpi | China’s new ethnic ploy in Tibet: Unity via marriage?

Both New Delhi and the Tibetan government-in-exile in Dharamsala must take up this issue seriously

30 Aug 2021 3:57 AM

Claude Arpi | Bid to recruit Tibetans in China PLA may backfire

The PLA also knows well they can’t trust the Tibetans: a word from their Leader in Dharamsala and the troops will desert

31 Jul 2021 7:01 AM

Claude Arpi | India must back Dalai’s choice on his successor

Viewed from a political angle, many issues would be solved if the Dalai Lama decides to go for an 'emanation'

16 Jun 2021 9:03 AM

Claude Arpi | Will Beijing return the remains of 1962 hero?

It is shocking that Beijing has never returned the remains of Subedar Joginder Singh, Param Vir Chakra, who died in Tibet in November 1962

13 May 2021 12:00 AM


Claude Arpi | China’s new weapon is ‘political archaeology’

In February this year, the Communist Party of China (CPC) started a new campaign called Party History Learning and Education

29 Apr 2021 4:10 AM

Claude Arpi | Hydro, rail projects in Tibet a threat to India

A series of nine hydropower plants in cascade will definitely threaten life across the whole of India’s Northeast region

06 Apr 2021 7:27 AM

Claude Arpi | Trusty old allies India, France can bond over big research

What is required for France and India is to take their relations to the next level

14 Feb 2021 4:14 AM

Claude Arpi | Will 2021 be China’s & Xi’s annus horribilis?

Has Beijing succeeded in intimidating India with its brazen info warfare?

05 Jan 2021 4:54 AM

Claude Arpi | Use Tibet links, counter China in the Himalayas

Though the Indian government never wanted to be politically involved with Tibet, the age-old ties have remained alive

26 Nov 2020 5:20 AM


Claude Arpi | Step up pressure on Xi; bring France into Quad

The world is becoming aware of the double standards in Chinese propaganda, and for the first time it is taking steps to counter its moves

22 Oct 2020 10:33 AM

Claude Arpi | Chinese mischief likely in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand

The first Chinese incursion in Barahoti, in today’s Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, occurred in June 1954

29 Aug 2020 4:30 PM

Claude Arpi | How Xi Jinping failed to learn the basics from Tzu’s Art of War

It’s not that the new Great Helmsman hasn’t received military training

28 Jul 2020 5:54 PM

Claude Arpi: A long hot summer is ahead on Himalayan heights

It is a fact that in early 2017, everyone in New Delhi thought the Sikkim border was a settled issue.

13 May 2020 5:39 PM

China begins Information Warfare

What China does not seem to understand is that even if she wins a few IW battles, this will not help her to become a respected state

23 Mar 2020 6:06 PM


Whistleblower spurs China push for change

The announcement of the surge in new cases happened as the Hubei provincial and Wuhan municipal party secretaries were shown the door.

26 Feb 2020 6:35 AM

Hans lead in China’s poverty alleviation projects

In 2012, 98 million Chinese people still lived below the poverty line; a year later, 128,000 villages remained classified as impoverished.

21 Jan 2020 4:40 AM

As 2020 nears, challenges mount for Xi’s China

China seems today to be caught in a vicious circle of repression and does not have a solution to come out of it.

19 Dec 2019 4:56 AM

The truth about Ladakh’s Shaksgam: Correcting historical wrongs in J&K

It is strange that the governments of China and Pakistan announced the agreement on the eve of important Indo-Pak talks on Kashmir.

18 Nov 2019 7:08 AM

Was Modi-Xi Chennai meet a ‘civilisational’ encounter?

The Indian communiqué from the PMO said that the two leaders “evaluated the direction of bilateral relations in a positive light”.

18 Oct 2019 1:26 AM