Jeff M. Smith


Jeff M. Smith is a research fellow at the Heritage Foundation in Washington and the author of Cold Peace: China-India Rivalry in the Twenty-First Century.

Articles by Jeff M. Smith
Quad members virtually meet.
Quad members virtually meet.
U.S. and Japanese Navy ships
U.S. and Japanese Navy ships
Chinese sailors march in formation during a parade to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China at Tiananmen Square in Beijing, on Oct. 1, 2019.
Chinese sailors march in formation during a parade to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China at Tiananmen Square in Beijing, on Oct. 1, 2019.
An Indian fighter jet flies over Leh near the Indian-Chinese border
An Indian fighter jet flies over Leh near the Indian-Chinese border
In this photograph taken on July 10, 2008, A Chinese soldier gestures as he stands near an Indian soldier on the Chinese side of the ancient Nathu La border crossing between India and China. When the two Asian giants opened the 4,500-metre-high (15,000 feet) pass in 2006 to improve ties dogged by a bitter war in 1962 that saw the route closed for 44 years, many on both sides hoped it would boost trade. Two years on, optimism has given way to despair as the flow of traders has shrunk to a trickle because of red tape, poor facilities and sub-standard roads in India's remote northeastern mountainous state of Sikkim. AFP PHOTO/Diptendu DUTTA (Photo credit should read DIPTENDU DUTTA/AFP/Getty Images)
In this photograph taken on July 10, 2008, A Chinese soldier gestures as he stands near an Indian soldier on the Chinese side of the ancient Nathu La border crossing between India and China. When the two Asian giants opened the 4,500-metre-high (15,000 feet) pass in 2006 to improve ties dogged by a bitter war in 1962 that saw the route closed for 44 years, many on both sides hoped it would boost trade. Two years on, optimism has given way to despair as the flow of traders has shrunk to a trickle because of red tape, poor facilities and sub-standard roads in India's remote northeastern mountainous state of Sikkim. AFP PHOTO/Diptendu DUTTA (Photo credit should read DIPTENDU DUTTA/AFP/Getty Images)
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