Japanese leader Shinzo Abe and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi sit by the fire at Abe’s holiday home. The fact that the two leaders met at Abe’s residence has been highlighted as symbolic of their close relationship. Photo: TwitterJapanese leader Shinzo Abe and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi sit by the fire at Abe’s holiday home. The fact that the two leaders met at Abe’s residence has been highlighted as symbolic of their close relationship. Photo: Twitter
Japanese leader Shinzo Abe and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi sit by the fire at Abe’s holiday home. The fact that the two leaders met at Abe’s residence has been highlighted as symbolic of their close relationship. Photo: Twitter
C. Uday Bhaskar
Opinion

Opinion

C. Uday Bhaskar

Japan-India summit highlights how badly both countries need – and need to contain – China

  • C. Uday Bhaskar writes that the growing India-Japan partnership must balance its rivalry with and dependence on China to realise the dream of an Asian century
  • While both are wary of China’s growing power, India and Japan have a trade dependency on Beijing that the other cannot fill

Japanese leader Shinzo Abe and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi sit by the fire at Abe’s holiday home. The fact that the two leaders met at Abe’s residence has been highlighted as symbolic of their close relationship. Photo: TwitterJapanese leader Shinzo Abe and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi sit by the fire at Abe’s holiday home. The fact that the two leaders met at Abe’s residence has been highlighted as symbolic of their close relationship. Photo: Twitter
Japanese leader Shinzo Abe and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi sit by the fire at Abe’s holiday home. The fact that the two leaders met at Abe’s residence has been highlighted as symbolic of their close relationship. Photo: Twitter
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