Implications Of The New Indo-US Strategic Embrace
- An attempt to gang up against China will bring back strains in bilateral ties
- The US continues to be ambivalent on India’s position on the McMahon Line in its boundary dispute with China
- India’s entry into UN Security Council will depend on active support from Washington as well as China and Russia
- A close Indo-US strategic embrace may force China-Russia-Pakistan to realign and form a partnership
- China is a major source from which India needs significant investment in infrastructure. Will it continue to come?
- India, China have common positions on climate change, WTO and greater say in IMF and World Bank. A split will weaken India’s position.
Diplomats and policymakers in India and the region may still be trying to get a grasp on the full import of Barack Obama’s three-day visit...