Sunday, September 25, 2005

China Takes the Lead In Asia-Pacific

China’s increasing role on the world stage was once again felt this past week when a nuclear deal was brokered between North Korea and the US under China’s leadership. Charles Krauthammer in his recent article in the Washington Post argues that China’s leadership role cannot be understated and probably it’s the beginning of China’s diplomatic dominance in Asia-pacific. If this is true then it's implications for the states in the region, especially for India, should not be underetimated.