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Sharp Edge Of Realpolitik

'India is reluctant to admit that China’s ‘two step forward, one step back’ policy has resulted, over the years, in loss of critical territory.' Its only answer? Quad, Quad, Quad.

Sharp Edge Of Realpolitik
Sharp Edge Of Realpolitik

A year later, Galwan will be remembered as a watershed, equation-changing moment in India-China ties. Chinese actions in Ladakh have hardened India’s stand and, considering the asymmetry in military and economic clout, has left it with little option but to greatly accelerate the pace of closeness with the US. Then there is the Quad—the US, India, Japan and Australia group that is a direct result of China’s assertive behaviour in the Indo-Pacific.

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