The recent scuffle between India and China is not an isolated event but the real concern is that it is becoming a pattern. A few more questions that come to our mind are – Why is this happening now and could the tension trigger a military conflict?
China’s increasing influence challenges the status of the US, which has been the world’s lone superpower for decades. Isolation is a trend in the US that means that it invests less and thus loses influence throughout the world. The BRI is the manner in which China leverages influence to become a world leader.