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Indians view US as biggest military threat after China, shows survey

43% of 1,000 respondents perceived China as the greatest threat, according to the survey by Morning Consult, a US-based global business intelligence company

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Indians view the US as the biggest military threat after China and place greater blame on NATO and Washington than on Vladimir Putin for his war in Ukraine, according to a new survey.

Some 43 per cent of the 1,000 respondents perceived China — with whom India has a long-lingering border dispute and has seen tensions flare again since 2020 — as the greatest threat, according to the survey by Morning Consult, a US-based global business intelligence company. 

However, 22 per cent saw the US as the second-most significant security threat, ahead of India’s historic arch-rival Pakistan, the survey

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First Published: Jan 17 2023 | 5:41 PM IST

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