Takshashila Discussion Slidedoc: India’s China Reset – An Assessment

By Manoj Kewalramani

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Executive Summary

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting Wuhan for a two-day informal meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on April 27 and 28, 2018. The two leaders are expected to discuss “issues of overarching, long-term and strategic importance” along with changes in the global order.

This could potentially imply a fundamental shift in India’s approach towards China after deepening friction over the past three years.

This Slidedoc provides a cost-benefit analysis of a strategic reset, keeping in mind India’s national interests. Based on the analysis, it arrives at an assessment that the potential costs of such an approach by India outweigh the potential benefits.


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