U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is traveling in Asia and this week nudged India in a way that is likely to cause concerns in China. Clinton noted India's growing economic power and said it was time now for New Delhi to assert itself as more of a political force across Asia.
In a speech, she said, "This is not, therefore, a time when any of us can afford to look inward at the expense of looking outward. This is a time to seize the opportunities of the 21st century, and it is a time to lead."
Why might Beijing take issue with that?
Fareed Zakaria explains how the comments in India could affect U.S.-Chinese relations.