Speaking at the China Pavilion of Shanghai Expo, President Zardari said what has pretty much become a cliché’; “Pakistan can learn a lot from the Chinese model of economic development.” I assume President Zardari is aware of an ideologically circumscribed, intellectually coherent set of policies or strategic decisions which together make up a ‘China model’. [...]
Indian Defense Minister Antony told his audience; “The increasing nexus between China and Pakistan in military sphere remains an area of serious concern. We have to carry out continuous appraisals of Chinese military capabilities and shape our responses accordingly. At the same time, we need to be vigilant at all times.”
For South Asian analysts mention of India and Pakistan in the joint statement was significant. China and the United States voiced support for the peace and stability in South Asia.
This emerging dynamics between China-Russia and China-Pakistan engagements are unraveling India and foreign ministry in New Delhi appears to be on a tailspin.