Chinese People Liberation Army soldiers and tanks along the Line of Actual Control at the India-China border in Ladakh. Photo: AFP
Chinese People Liberation Army soldiers and tanks along the Line of Actual Control at the India-China border in Ladakh. Photo: AFP
Shashi Tharoor
Opinion

Opinion

Asian Angle by Shashi Tharoor

Coronavirus, poverty, Pakistan: India is under siege, but not ready for war with China

  • India is besieged by Covid-19, growing poverty, cratering GDP growth and tensions on its borders with both China and Pakistan
  • Its controversial embrace of the Quad with the US, Japan and Australia should be seen in this light: it is shield, more than sword

Chinese People Liberation Army soldiers and tanks along the Line of Actual Control at the India-China border in Ladakh. Photo: AFP
Chinese People Liberation Army soldiers and tanks along the Line of Actual Control at the India-China border in Ladakh. Photo: AFP
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