Why India’s bid to bring Russia into the Indo-Pacific initiative is unwise

//Why India’s bid to bring Russia into the Indo-Pacific initiative is unwise

Why India’s bid to bring Russia into the Indo-Pacific initiative is unwise

India has a difficult foreign policy problem on its hands. While New Delhi would like a balance against Beijing in the wake of recent tensions, it also prefers to remain non-aligned in China’s geopolitical rivalry with the United States in the Indo-Pacific. In a bid to solve that quandary, India has turned to an unlikely quarter: Russia. In June, Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh used a trip to Moscow for a delayed Victory Day parade to urge Russia to expedite the delivery of defence…

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