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Whither India-China Relations?

The recent extraordinary outpouring of public animosity in India and China towards each other should give us pause and encourage introspection. When the only space that India and China seem to be focused on occupying is the geopolitical, when the dynamics are mainly about power balancing, when only higher growth and trade statistics are at stake and when vital issues are bandied about cynically as "cards" in a great game, the stature of two of the oldest civilisations in the world is immeasurably lowered. It bears repeating that situations appear intractable not because we are unable to see the solution; rather, it is because we are unable to see the problem.

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