🔴 Tanvi Madan writes: A Moscow that is more beholden to Beijing would be particularly problematic at this moment when India is dependent on Russian military supplies and Sino-Indian border tensions could flare up again
Tanvi Madan writes: The Quad fits with President Biden’s desire to see democracies try to deliver, and the administration’s broader foreign policy approach emphasising alliances and partnerships — and it helps provide a solution to its China problem.
Delhi will need to consider what America’s choice on November 3 will mean for American power and purpose — because assessments of that could determine how Beijing decides to act in the region and globally.
Given the unpredictability of the US president, PM Modi’s team should be prepared to deal with surprises and be responsive without compromising core Indian interests or overpromising. Modi's visit is an opportunity to showcase the mutual benefits of the India-US relationship.