The US National Intelligence Council paints a rather unflattering view of India's prospects
US-China rivalry is expected to be the pivot around which geopolitics will revolve in the next two decades
April 15, 2021 / 08:52 AM IST
The main battle tank of the Indian Army, T- 90 Bhishma, which is commanded by Captain Karanveer Singh Bhangu of 54 Armoured Regiment goes past the saluting dais (Image courtesy: DD news)
Every four years, when a new administration takes charge in the US, that country’s National Intelligence Council prepares a report assessing ‘the key trends and uncertainties that will shape the strategic environment for the United States during the next two decades’. The latest such report has recently been published.
The thread running through the entire report is the US rivalry with China. The report predicts that China will be the world’s largest economy by 2040, with the US falling to...