Alka Acharya is a Professor at the Centre for East Asian Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, where she has taught courses on Chinese Foreign Policy and Political Economy and guided Doctoral research since 1993. She was Editor of China Report (New Delhi) from 2005-2013 and Director and Senior Fellow of the Institute of Chinese Studies, Delhi from April 2012 to March 2017. She was nominated to the India-China Eminent Persons Group (2006-2008) and was a member of the National Security Advisory Board of the Government of India during 2006-2008 and 2011-2012. She is the joint editor of the book Crossing A Bridge of Dreams: 50 years of India-China, and the author of China & India: Politics of Incremental Engagement. Her current research focuses on India-China-Russia Trilateral Cooperation and the Chinese strategic response to the post-cold war Asian regional architecture.

Last Updated: July 5, 2018



One Year After They Almost Went to War, Can China and India Get Along?

Joel Wuthnow, Selina Ho & more
One year ago, the Chinese and Indian armies faced off at Doklam, a disputed Himalayan area on the border between China, India, and the tiny kingdom of Bhutan. While the two sides didn’t go to war over the border as they did in 1962, tensions were...