Date of Award


Document Type

Honors Thesis

Degree Name

International Relations, BA




Political Science and Legal Studies

Faculty Advisor

Professor Ronald Suleski


India and China are emerging as two of the most powerful countries in the world, threatening the dominance that Western nations have known for so long in recent history. With a rich and dynamic history behind both of these nations, there are many geopolitical factors at play when analyzing the nature of their relationship. Previous media that is widespread in news and magazines have often painted one as a villain and the other as heroic, depending on its political stances. Through analysis of peer-reviewed journals, economic data from the respective governments and the Observatory of Economic Complexity, along with cross-sectional analysis of blogs and magazines, this paper will give a holistic analysis of the state of Sino-Indian relations in the past 15-year period.

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