The Trump administration invested in its relationship with India as a way to counterbalance the rise of China.
Some experts believe that the U.S. under Joe Biden’s presidency cannot afford to drastically alter that policy.
Mr. Biden’s administration will inherit a growing military relationship with India.
Most experts agree that China will be the driving force behind how India’s relationship with Washington morphs in a Biden administration.
“We need India for various reasons,” said Ashley J. Tellis, a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington.
“Most important of which is balancing Chinese power in Asia.”
Courtesy – NYT