India’s support for Beijing Winter Olympic Games shows it not a natural US ally


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Photo:Ministry of Foreign Affairs The 18th Meeting of the Foreign Ministers of China, Russia and India was held on Friday via video link. The line in the ensuing joint communiqué that “the Ministers expressed their support to China to host Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games” has drawn wide attention. The US and some of its allies such as the UK and Australia are considering a “diplomatic boycott” of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games. New Delhi in recent years is moving closer toward Washington in terms of geopolitics, and is hostile toward Beijing over some issues. Against this backdrop,...