US-China trade deal will go through; sandwiched between super powers, India must learn to plan, invest to protect its sovereignty
India still is at the mercy of America and China.
India skipped the Belt and Road Forum (BRF) held in Bejing on 14-15 May due to its sovereignty concerns over the China–Pakistan Economic Corridor which passes through PoK.
India's refusal to join China's Belt and Road Forum was "partly a show" for domestic politics and aimed at piling pressure to get Beijing's "special attention", a state-run Chinese daily said on Tuesday.
Beijing: India's refusal to join China's high-profile Belt and Road initiative is "regrettable" but New Delhi's boycott will not at all affect the cooperation in infrastructure development among its neighbouring countries, a report in a state-run newspaper said.