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After US-Russia Cold War, Are India-China Headed Towards the Same Path?

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The US-Russia Cold War has been prevalent for quite some time, but is there a ‘new’ cold war around the corner? The Indian media has been talking about a new cold war, between India-China, but does it really exist? Have the India-China border tensions led to a state of cold war?

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According to some western scholars, India and China are facing a cold war situation, and this is mainly because of the Indian media hype about the ‘rivalry’, and surging tensions between the two nations. Many recent events, by India, have led media and scholars to believe that this is the ‘new’ cold war between Asian Giant, India and China.

Are India-China Really facing a Cold War-Like situation?

Because of the many exaggerated news being presented by the Indian media, many western scholars are sure about the possible war-like situation between India-China, according to Chinese Paper Global Times. There is no doubt that the year 2017 saw the India-China ties at an all-time low with the border tensions and the standoff at Doklam.

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Even though tensions may be rising at the border, such a situation for India and China works against the interests of both the nations. India and China share a mutual interest in development and present opportunities for growth to one another. The leaders of both the nations have met on several occasions and recognised the opportunities that lie working together.

Cold War Situation Overpowered by Development

India and China are both developing nations and have the mutual goal of increasing their economies. A cold war like the situation will hamper the economic development for both, and thus hamper the goals for India and China, according to Global Times. Although there are certain conflicts of interests at the borders, there is no contradiction at the core level between the two countries. The differences arise out of technical contradictions and not fundamental differences.

As reported in the Global Times

The lack of consideration to appreciate another’s behaviour is also responsible for the negative perception. Both countries understand each other in their own ways. For example, Chinese people are firm in principles and flexible in operations. However, India is firm in stance and lacks flexibility.

The media channels are the biggest cause of the so-called cold war. The freedom of expression by Indian media has gone too far and created a negative impression about the India-China Relations, concluded Global Times

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