Coping with challenges to sovereignty: Sino‐Indian rivalry and Nepal's foreign policy

  title={Coping with challenges to sovereignty: Sino‐Indian rivalry and Nepal's foreign policy},
  author={Manish S. Dabhade and Harsh V. Pant},
  journal={Contemporary South Asia},
  pages={157 - 169}
This paper analyzes the different strategies pursued by China and India in their ongoing security competition in Nepal, and the latter's foreign policy responses to this competition. It examines whether both China and India have accepted the status quo in Nepal, or are incessantly looking for opportunities to expand their influence in the country. First, a theoretical framework of great power politics is provided to examine the Sino‐Indian power competition vis‐à‐vis Nepal. This is followed by… Expand
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