Just like seven decades ago, when the dramatic re-emergence of India and China from their traumatic encounter with colonialism followed by a war between them in 1962 transformed this region’s geopolitical landscape, the equation of the two countries is once again poised to influence the future course of Asia.
US China relations
The Biden-Xi summit in San Francisco has set the stage for stabilisation in US-China relations. How did we get to this point, and what does it mean for the future of US-China ties?
Power & Diplomacy
In this critically acclaimed book on India’s diplomatic history, Zorawar Daulet Singh takes us back to the first phase of the Cold War in Asia as India navigated a series of geopolitical crises to eventually emerge as a major regional power in the 1970s.
India, USA and China
In this conversation with Ambassador Pankaj Saran, Zorawar Daulet Singh explores India's diplomatic interplay with the United States and China within the context of the evolving global order. They put the spotlight on India's balancing act as it
deals with the China challenge amidst the US-China power play. They also look at the fundamental precepts of India’s foreign policy in context of an ongoing powershift to a multipolar world.
Article in ThePrint
Indian policymakers overread 1962 Chinese threat, could’ve pulled out from the brink
In 'Power Shift', Zorawar Daulet Singh says the 1962 India-China war couldn't be pinned down to one cause. Here he gives a panoramic geopolitical perspective.
Article in Hindustan
एशिया का रुतबा लौटाते भारत-चीन
पश्चिमी विचारकों का मानना है कि उभरती हुई ताकतें प्रतिस्पद्र्धा करती ही हैं। और, जब वे पड़ोसी होती हैं, तब तो उनमें शत्रुता की आशंका भी कहीं अधिक होती है। पिछले करीब डेढ़ सौ वर्षों से भारत व उससे पहले के ब्रिटिश भारत और चीन व उससे पहले के छिंग चीन ने पश्चिमी विचारकों को सही साबित किया है।...
From the Author
Zorawar Daulet Singh is an award winning author, historian and foreign affairs analyst based in New Delhi, India. He is a co-founder of the Northcap University, a State Private University, located in Gurugram, Haryana and is also an Adjunct Fellow at the Institute of Chinese Studies, one of the oldest think tanks in New Delhi. He is also a member of the advisory council of the India International Centre (IIC). He was previously a fellow at the Centre for Policy Research. Daulet Singh holds a PhD in international relations from King’s College London.