US Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin, left, meets with his Indian counterpart Rajnath Singh on March 20. Photo: Bloomberg
US Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin, left, meets with his Indian counterpart Rajnath Singh on March 20. Photo: Bloomberg
India

Russia could upset India’s US-China balancing act

  • New Delhi’s increased defence engagement with Washington risks upsetting Moscow, its longtime arms supplier
  • Relations with Beijing, meanwhile, face a ‘complete re-set’ amid rising tensions, according to a former diplomat

US Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin, left, meets with his Indian counterpart Rajnath Singh on March 20. Photo: Bloomberg
US Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin, left, meets with his Indian counterpart Rajnath Singh on March 20. Photo: Bloomberg
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