The succession challenge

Claude Arpi | The Pioneer | 25 July 2019.
China has mastered the art of information warfare. We saw it during the Doklam episode. Though caught on the wrong foot on the ridge at the border of Sikkim and Bhutan, the Chinese spokespersons managed to convince many Indian scribes of the validity of a defunct 1890 Convention between the Manchus and British India. More recently, the Dalai Lama was the victim of Chinese propaganda. For the purpose, Beijing used some Indian journalists, “inviting” them to Tibet for a trip to “see the facts” for themselves.

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Kim Jong Un and Xi Jinping Have Discussed Korean Peninsula Issues, the North’s State Media Says

Associated Press | 21 June 2019.
(BEIJING) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping held broad discussions over the political situation surrounding the Korean Peninsula and called for stronger bilateral ties in the face of “serious and complicated changes” in the region, the North’s state media said Friday.

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Mounting demand for conferring Bharat Ratna on Dalai Lama

Nava Thakuria| 21 June 2019.
Dharamshala: Indian supporters for a free Tibet have urged the Union the government in New Delhi to confer Bharat Ratna, the country’s highest
civilian honour, on the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama for his immense contributions in creating goodwill for India in the last six decades.

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