A Russian S-400 Triumf surface-to-air missile system in Red Square, Moscow. Photo: Xinhua
A Russian S-400 Triumf surface-to-air missile system in Red Square, Moscow. Photo: Xinhua

With eye on China, US thinks twice about sanctioning India for Russian missile system

  • After Biden talked of stronger ties, there are indications Washington may reconsider tough stance on New Delhi’s US$5.5 billion deal for S-400 Triumf system
  • US may have concluded that upsetting a friend in the Indo-Pacific was not worth the risk after controversial Aukus alliance and exit from Afghanistan

A Russian S-400 Triumf surface-to-air missile system in Red Square, Moscow. Photo: Xinhua
A Russian S-400 Triumf surface-to-air missile system in Red Square, Moscow. Photo: Xinhua
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