assessments

Wary of China, India Shares Its Largesse With Neighbors

Apr 24, 2018 | 09:00 GMT
A Buddhist temple sits near a hydroelectric grid main in southeastern Bhutan in 2013.

A Buddhist temple sits near a hydroelectric grid main in southeastern Bhutan in 2013. Home to meditating monks and Himalayan nomads, the sleepy kingdom of Bhutan has set its sights on becoming an unlikely energy powerhouse thanks to its abundant winding rivers. Hydropower plants have already harnessed the country's water flows to light up nearly every Bhutanese home, generating electricity that is sent to remote villages by cables strung through rugged mountain terrain.

(ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

As China goes from strength to strength, India is opening its checkbook in the hopes of retaining influence in its own backyard....

Article Search

Copyright © Stratfor Enterprises, LLC. All rights reserved.

Stratfor Worldview

OUR COMMITMENT

To empower members to confidently understand and navigate a continuously changing and complex global environment.

GET THE MOBILE APPGoogle Play