Episode 160 – India’s strategic competition with China & its impact on US relations

In this episode, Uzair talks to Dr. Tanvi Madan about how India is dealing with a rising China and the current state of India-China relations. We also talked about what tensions between India and China mean for the country’s relations with the United States.

Dr. Tanvi Madan is a senior fellow in the Project on International Order and Strategy in the Foreign Policy program, and director of The India Project at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC. Dr. Madan’s work explores India’s role in the world and its foreign policy, focusing in particular on India’s relations with China and the United States. She also researches the U.S. and India’s approaches in the Indo-Pacific, as well as the development of interest-based coalitions, especially the Australia-India-Japan-U.S. Quad.

Dr. Madan is the author of the book “Fateful Triangle: How China Shaped US-India Relations during the Cold War”

Reading recommendations: – How China Sees India by Shyam Saran – The Long Game by Vijay Gokhale – Smoke and Mirrors by Pallavi Iyer – India’s China Challenge by Ananth Krishnan