China’s South Asia Policy in the ‘New Era’

  title={China’s South Asia Policy in the ‘New Era’},
  author={S. Kumar},
  journal={India Quarterly},
  pages={137 - 154}
  • S. Kumar
  • Published 2019
  • Political Science
  • India Quarterly
  • In recent years, there has been a rise in China’s profile in South Asia. It is no surprise that Chinese experts have used terms, such as ‘new springtime’ in China–South Asia relations, ‘rediscovery of the strategic status of South Asia’ and ‘most relevant region with regard to the rise of China’.    The objective of this article is to examine the nature and drivers of China’s South Asia policy, especially under the leadership of Xi Jinping vis-à-vis China’s policy towards the region in the past… CONTINUE READING

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