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Worse China–US relations: an Indian view

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This paper examines the causes for worsening relations between China and the USA and its consequences for other countries in Asia, none of whom wish to see the end of the peace which has enabled their rapid economic development over the last three decades, or to have to choose between China and the US. The paper also considers whether a higher level of contention between China and the US is a short or longer term phenomenon and the effect it will have on India, for whom both are essential partners.

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  1. For the clearest statement of the competitive attitude of the Trump administration toward China, see the speech by U.S. Vice President Pence (2018).


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Menon, S. Worse China–US relations: an Indian view. China Int Strategy Rev. 1, 33–38 (2019).

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