Supporting India's rise to counter China is US' new strategy
Bolstering India’s rise to counter China is the new secret strategy of United States to keep its dominance in the Indo-Pacific region intact. The strategy for the Indo-Pacific framed in 2018 focuses on working with other like-minded countries to act as “a counterbalance to China”. The strategy also focuses on helping India in countering challenges from Beijing such as “border provocations”. US sees China as a strategic competitor.