US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi embrace after giving a joint statement in New Delhi on February 25. Photo: APUS President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi embrace after giving a joint statement in New Delhi on February 25. Photo: AP
US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi embrace after giving a joint statement in New Delhi on February 25. Photo: AP

New Delhi still hesitates to take side in China-US rivalry despite deadly border clash

  • Fears of becoming a subordinate ally to the United States have so far kept India from fully embracing the US’ Indo-Pacific strategy
  • ‘China’s strategic goal is to stabilise relations with India in order to prevent the US wooing it away and avoid a two-front war,’ analyst says

Topic |   China-India relations
US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi embrace after giving a joint statement in New Delhi on February 25. Photo: APUS President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi embrace after giving a joint statement in New Delhi on February 25. Photo: AP
US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi embrace after giving a joint statement in New Delhi on February 25. Photo: AP
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