India China relation
It is imperative that India streamlines her geopolitical stature, in the South East Asian region to fruitfully deal with the Chinese threat.
"Necklace of Diamonds" strategy a phrase first used by India's former foreign secretary Lalit Mansingh while speaking at a think tank in August 2011. Basically India's "necklace of diamonds" strategy is a counter to China's "String of pearls" so at the core of understanding what is necklace of diamonds strategy we first have to understand China's string of pearls strategy.
India has slowly but surely managed to bring Nepal, Sri Lanka and Maldives to behave after short lived and unsuccessful attempts to play off India against China. India has enough levers in Nepal and Bhutan to keep China's influence under check.
From a policy perspective, India’s investments should be aimed at more plausible destinations and Bangladesh, in the current political economic sphere, is the more suitable than any other country.
A nation with an operating air force not pressing it into action when threatened by Mao's homicidal hordes can only be answered by the ghosts of traitors who made that call along with their apologists who are trying to hold the crumbling facade of lies and deceit.
In 1947, when Maharaja Hari Singh of Kashmir signed the Instrument of Accession, he stated that after the war is over and Jammu and...