CLAUDE ARPI Several years back, during an interview with the Dalai Lama, I questioned the Tibetan leader on the 17-Point Agreement signed in 1951 between the Lhasa government and Beijing. It seemed clear that whatever the Chinese then offered to ... The Statesman, 2 weeks ago
Meaning of 'one country, two systems' divides Greater China - China Post, 2 weeks ago
A lesson from history perhaps, on why the Chinese envoy was changed days before Xi's visit. Writer Claude Arpi in his blog, says that after several days of extensive talks between the then Prime Minister of India (Jawaharlal Nehru) and the then Premier of the State Council of China (Zhou Enlai), the latter held a press conference on April 15, 1960 at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Read more ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
When India And America Snooped Together claude arpi WHEN Secretary of State John Kerry visited India last month, he was told in unambiguous terms that snooping is not good. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj told her US counterpart: This ...The Statesman, 2 months ago
China is spending billions of dollars to improve infrastructure in Tibet and other parts of its border with India. Claude Arpi explains why New Delhi can't afford to ignore Beijing's plans.India dreams to catch up with China in infrastructure.Whether it is highways, bullet trains or airports in remote corners of the Middle Kingdom, China is way ahead compared to India which struggles to develop a decent infrastructure, particularly in the Himalayas.But the Communist leadership in Beijing is ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
'Tibet remains a prickly issue between the giant Asian nations. China still claims more than 80,000 sq kilometres of Indian territory in the Northeast. Why?' 'Just because Beijing refuses to acknowledge the McMahon line which separates India and Tibet, and this, simply because the 1914 Agreement delineating the border was signed by the then government of independent Tibet with India's then foreign secretary (Sir Henry McMahon),' says Claude Arpi. Image: Prime Minister Narendra Modi with ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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