The article talks about the two-front conundrum, which highlights the Chinese aggressive desire to become a leader of not only Asia but the World as well. It has highlighted the role played by Pakistan in helping China contain India. The writer also highlights the fact that whenever India has forgotten that it has two antagonists and let its guard down, it has paid dearly for it. Conversely, whenever India has accounted for prospect of a possible threat from both quarters, it has done well. For example in 1971. Lastly the writer suggest India to develop a long-term Vision and execute it with patient and perseverance to counter China rather than taking short term measures only. This news is related to the topic, India and its neighborhood relations of GS 2.