An Indian Navy officer salutes Chinese President Xi Jinping on his arrival in Goa, India, in October 2016 for the BRICS summit. Photo: AP

The ‘Indo-Pacific’ has always been about containing the rise of China

Abhijit Singh says that the use of the term to describe an emerging India-Japan-US-Australia alliance as a balance against Beijing is not a distortion of the term’s original meaning; it is the fulfilment of it

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An Indian Navy officer salutes Chinese President Xi Jinping on his arrival in Goa, India, in October 2016 for the BRICS summit. Photo: AP
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