Protesters in India burn an effigy of the Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: AFP Protesters in India burn an effigy of the Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: AFP
Protesters in India burn an effigy of the Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: AFP
Shashi Tharoor
Opinion

Opinion

Shashi Tharoor

Driving India into US arms is a risk China is willing to take

  • Beijing knows that with each passing year its relative economic, military and geopolitical strength is growing vis-à-vis India
  • New Delhi knows that the clash in the Himalayas is a test of its resolve; giving in to Chinese tactics would invite more ‘salami-slicing’ by the PLA

Protesters in India burn an effigy of the Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: AFP Protesters in India burn an effigy of the Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: AFP
Protesters in India burn an effigy of the Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: AFP
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