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Modi's 'New' India: Notch or Knot on China's Belt (and Road Initiative)

•, by Maj. Danny Sjurse

Amidst the madness merger of pandemic and protests – both of which Trump's minions have blamed on China – there's been scant attention paid to a brewing conflict between two of the world's nine nuclear-armed powers (accounting for some 430 warheads between them). One is a rather flighty proxy – India – that Washington has long pursued with the oft-hopeless passion of a smitten suitor. The other, an "enemy" of "freedom," America, and apple pie everywhere: a Chinese dragon to whom new cold war enthusiasts – no doubt with visions of (defense contract) dollar signs dancing in their heads – have ascribed near preternatural ability and ambition.