A rising China will not tolerate a rising India as its peer competitor. Even if a rising India does not have an intention of becoming a regional hegemon, China will try its best to contain India as it has already done to a large extent. And it is this containment that India must guard against.
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Australia and India are logical strategic partners. Yet circumstances have obstructed their closer engagement. The next few years could see the breakthrough both countries need, but it will take sustained political will in both capitals. Otherwise, we risk seeing great expectations end with the diplomatic equivalent of a dropped catch. New: Read Pragati online. Check out the new visual reader »