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India and China's Rapprochement Extends Only Skin Deep

Apr 27, 2018 | 04:34 GMT
In this photo, a map shows the positions of China and India on the globe.

Because of other pressing priorities, India and China are backing off confrontation with each other, for now.

(KENT WEAKLEY/Shutterstock)

"The Chinese dragon and Indian elephant must not fight each other but dance with each other." The words -- uttered last month by Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi -- point to an attempt by the world's two most populous countries to reduce their high tensions in the Himalayas less than...

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