Evan A Feigenbaum: Why US-China relations will get tougher

Should Indians care about America's strategic choices with China?

Should Indians care about America’s strategic choices with China? You bet, especially since so many perceived a tilt unfavourable to India during US President Obama’s first two years in office. What a difference two years makes. The US and China are deeply interdependent, with trade in goods reaching a whopping $366 billion in 2009. Yet, a growing number of stakeholders on both sides find that reality deeply disquieting. Structural changes are afoot that are sure to make the next several years more difficult. Even when the two sides share interests, divergent threat ...