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India's China destiny

As for India, the authors appear to take at face value New Delhi's line about its enhanced world role and ability to shape the Asian century

Book cover of Pax Sinica

Book cover of Pax Sinica | Photo:

Anita Inder Singh New Delhi
PAX SINICA: Implications For The Indian Dawn

Author: Samir Saran and Akhil Deo | Publisher: Rupa Publications | Price: Rs 595

Pax Sinica? China’s astonishing rise over the last 40 years is documented in this timely book by Samir Saran and Akhil Deo. But surely the US will remain the lone superpower? It will take China, the aspiring great power with a $15 trillion GDP, a long time to catch up with America’s $ 21 trillion one. And America’s $650 billion defence spending is set to increase.

China’s military expenditure is $250 billion. It is unlikely that China will continue

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First Published: Nov 29 2019 | 1:21 AM IST

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