A lion and a bear pounce on a fawn. Unwilling to share the prey, they begin to fight. Eventually, both are too weak and wounded to move. A fox which has been watching this from a distance sneaks up and makes away with the fawn. Aesop’s fables never grow old. This one is a mirror to the US and China as they recklessly fight for global supremacy and trade advantages, while an underrated fox, India, may yet have the last laugh. The US has in recent weeks attempted to pin the entire blame for the Covid-19 pandemic, and its disastrous impact on the world’s health and economy, squarely on China. In the latest salvo, US secretary of state Mike Pompeo claimed, without offering proof, that Washington has enough evidence to prove that the novel coronavirus was created in a Wuhan lab.
Source: As the US and China fight over Covid-19 and prepare for a new trade war, India swoops in for the last laugh