Will India Balance China in Asia? The U.S. Can Only Hope

Will India Balance China in Asia? The U.S. Can Only Hope

Tobin Harshaw, Bloomberg – 22 May 2021

Tobin Harshaw, Bloomberg Opinion, talks with Tanvi Madan, director of the India Project at the Brookings Institution in Washington, about whether or not India can really help the U.S. to balance China in Asia. Madan states, “questions about India’s trajectory as a pluralistic democracy could affect the pace and tone of the relationship — especially if they are accompanied by doubts about India’s economic growth and policies, and willingness and ability to play a balancing role versus China”.

Read the transcript of the exchange here.

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