Amid a largely positive Sino-Indian relationship, the security dilemma between them remains a challenge. As realist international relations theory suggests, in an anarchic international system states choose to assume the worst when it comes to digesting other states’ strategic intentions. This pernicious behavior is the cause of the security dilemma, which drives two purely defensive minded states into strategic mistrust and arms race.
|Specialist publication||China-India Brief|
|Publication status||Published - 28 Jun 2016|