Liu ZongyiAssociate professor of Institute for International Strategic Studies, Shanghai Institute for international Studies.
Expertise : International Relations; India's Economy and Foreign Policy
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Associate professor of Institute for International Strategic Studies, Shanghai Institute for international Studies.
Is New Delhi’s foreign policy biding time and hiding capacity?
In his keynote speech at the 17th Shangri-La Dialogue recently held in Singapore, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasized "freedom of navigation" in the South China Sea and "peaceful settlement of disputes," also criticizing the initiatives that place other countries "under impossible debt burden," which were possibly insinuations against Beijing`s South China Sea policy and the Belt and Road initiative....2018-06-14
Liu Zongyi: India’s Expectations for the SCO
By joining the SCO, India hopes to strengthen anti-terrorism cooperation, stabilize the situation in Afghanistan and realize connectivity to Central Asia....2018-06-12
India seeks major power status by pivot to NK
At the invitation of the North Korean government, India`s Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh visited Pyongyang last week. His trip surprised international observers, as high-level exchanges have not been seen between the two countries in recent years. The latest was in 2015 when then North Korean foreign minister Ri Su-yong visited New Delhi, the highest-level North Korean official to visit India in more than 30 years. In September of the same year, Indian Minister of State for Hom...2018-05-23
A long road ahead for India–China relations
On 27–28 April 2018, Chinese President Xi Jinping held an informal meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The meeting, which took place just over a month before the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit that Modi has decided to attend, reflects India’s urgent desire to boost relations with China. The informal meeting also shows that China is willing to receive Modi with extraordinary treatment and that it respects India as a major power....2018-05-21
China, India must strive for harmony
Chinese President Xi Jinping held an informal meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday and Saturday in Wuhan, capital of Central China`s Hubei Province. This is the most inspiring diplomatic endeavor made by the two countries to mend ties since last year`s Doklam standoff. The meeting will exert enormous influence on Asia and the world....2018-05-03
India’s revised China policy tactical adjustment, not strategic change
The Doklam standoff between China and India last summer has set bilateral relations at a low ebb. The standoff has prompted the two countries to more seriously review each other and figure out each other`s strategic intentions. ...2018-04-23
India using Vietnam to access West Pacific
Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang`s trip to India came just weeks after Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc`s visit. Although Indian media said Quang`s visit was a historic milestone in ties, it was exaggerated. However, his trip does indicate the two countries are striving to advance the "comprehensive strategic partnership," which signals how the situation on China`s periphery is evolving against the backdrop of China`s rapid rise and the Indo-Pacific strategy promoted by the US, Japan, India an...2018-03-07
New Delhi forum props up `Quad’ stance, refuses to listen to China voice
The 3rd annual Raisina Dialogue, organized by India`s Ministry of External Affairs and Observer Research Foundation (ORF) in New Delhi from January 16-18 with the theme - "Managing disruptive transition: ideas, institutions and idioms" - revolved around the so-called "order," including regional and world order....2018-01-26
"2016: G20 and China"
This book from the "history" of the G20's past and present, a comprehensive discussion of the G20's origin and role, agenda,