Long Xingchundirector of the Center for Indian Studies at China West Normal University.
Expertise : Indian politics and diplomacy; international relations; public diplomacy
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director of the Center for Indian Studies at China West Normal University.
Long Xingchun: Pakistan unrelenting on Kashmir issue
Pakistan is prepared to "fight to the end" over the Kashmir issue if necessary, Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Wednesday during a speech from Pakistan-controlled Kashmir. "I don't want war but it's clear now that they [India] don't want to talk," Khan said. Pakistan's 73rd Independence Day was celebrated on Wednesday as "Kashmir Solidarity Day," so as to express support for the people of Kashmir. ...2019-08-19
Long Xingchun: India's demographic dividend may risk turning into a time bomb
In recent years, quite a number of authoritative international forecasts have been bullish on India's economic development prospects. They generally predict that India will become the world's third largest economy after the US and China around 2030, citing its "demographic dividend" as one of the major reasons. Of the 1.3 billion people in India, there are about 800 million young and middle-aged people, with the average age of its labor force at around 27. About 65 percent of the country's population is under the age of 35....2019-04-12
The US only hurts itself by pointing fingers at China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative
The United Nations Security Council extended the mandate assistance mission in Afghanistan on March 15. Unlike before, it only gave a six-month extension rather than one year. The reason for the shorter extension is that the US opposed China's attempt to write the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) into the resolution. Wu Haitao, China's Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN, described the smear by the US regarding the BRI as "contrary to the facts and fraught with prejudice."...2019-03-26
US-Japan-India-Australia alliance stillborn
According to The Associated Press, Admiral Phil Davidson, head of the US Indo-Pacific Command, suggested in Singapore earlier this month that a loose security grouping of US, Japan, Australia and India, which is known as the Quad, may be shelved for now, as Indian navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba "made it quite clear that there wasn't an immediate potential for a quad."...2019-03-19
China needs solid proof in Azhar case
China suspended India's latest bid to list Masood Azhar, the leader of Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), as a global terrorist, to give it more time to examine the request. Why did China take this position? Will it affect future China-Pakistan-India relations? Three experts shared their views with the Global Times....2019-03-15
India’s tariff feud with US exposes fault lines
In a letter to the Congress earlier this month, US President Donald Trump signaled plans to end preferential trade treatment for India that allows duty-free entry for Indian exports worth $5.6 billion. This is another front in his trade war after the US announced 25 percent tariffs on imported steel and 10 percent on aluminum in March 2018....2019-03-13
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China suspended India's latest bid to list Masood Azhar, the leader of Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), as a global terrorist, to give it more time to examine the request. Why did China take this position? Will it affect future China-Pakistan-India relations? Three experts shared their views with the Global Times.