Why should India even try to emulate China’s pace of growth in Latin America or even at least open more embassies and conduct high-level visits? Professor Miller explains.
“Through the Quad, India can have more impact in shaping the global order and restraining China. At the same time, the Quad keeps the door open for India for close defense cooperation without resorting to a security alliance.”
“If U.S. President Joe Biden wants the United States to lead the liberal international order again and stymie China’s rise, he would do well to remember that international order is not a monolithic entity but comprises different groupings of power that jockey for influence.”
“As far as New Delhi is concerned, the India-US partnership, in which it has invested over the past two decades, is still a sound bet that addresses its geopolitical concerns.”
“The insecurity the CCP continually struggles with was revealed in spades in Xi’s speech…The reason it was imperative for Xi to hammer home that the CCP had transformed China…was because there is no socialist ideological glue that holds China together today.”
A panel of scholars discuss why some rising powers become great powers while others do not, factors driving the rise of these states, and other concepts explored in Professor Miller’s latest book.
“The very act of being offered aid in a time of need can be seen as the outcome of an established reputation, and as an achievement of status rather than lack of it.”
As a Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia, Professor Miller will research and write on United States-India relations, India’s foreign policy, as well as political, economic, social, and cultural developments in India and South Asia.
“Although India has immense social capital among African nations, it has not matched this in material ties, and China’s economic and investment presence in Africa has been outstripping India’s for many years.”
Since the release of her new book, Professor Miller has presented her research virtually with organizations and universities around the globe.
“If left to continue on its current course, [U.S.-China relations] will have catastrophic results for the rest of the world.”
Professor Miller explores the ebbs and flows of China-Myanmar relations throughout their history and what could be next.
Professor Miller’s new book aims to reshape our understanding of what a rising power is, and why the ideational sources of their motivation – and not just material sources – are so important.
Professor Miller discussed the need to understand rising powers in the context of historical rising powers which display certain patterns of behavior.
RPI will conduct interdisciplinary and policy-relevant research on five emerging powers with increasing global impact.
“Defending democracy’ as Biden just vowed to do…will be a huge and unenviable task for President Biden’s team.”
“At some point, India will have to jump off the fence and land on a side.”
Miller discussed the history of China India relations, how it affects policy issues today, and where India’s relationship with the U.S. fits in this geopolitical scenario.
“A Biden administration will not particularly change the relationship. And, in many ways, it may even come out stronger.”
Professors Garčević, Goldstein, Heine, Mali, Miller, & Najam discussed how the U.S. elections – the process & the results – were received around the world.