Why is there this tension between China and India? To understand that, we must uncover many layers of the past. Foreign Policy scholars Hamsini Hariharan and Shibani Mehta join Amit Varma in episode 181 of The Seen and the Unseen to share their insights on the rich history of the interactions between these two great civilizations. Also check out: 1. What Does China Want? -- Episode 143 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Manoj Kewalramani). 2. Chinese Foreign Policy -- Episode 81 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Manoj Kewalramani). 3. Foreign Policy is a Big Deal -- Episode 170 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Pranay Kotasthane & Manoj Kewalramani). 4. Understanding Foreign Policy -- Episode 63 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Nitin Pai). 5. The Geopolitics of the Bangladesh War -- Episode 113 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Srinath Raghavan). 6. The India-Pakistan Conflict -- Episode 111 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Srinath Raghavan). 7. War and Peace in Modern India -- Srinath Raghavan. 8. China's Influence in South Asia -- Episode 22 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Pranay Kotasthane). 9. India's Maldives Dilemma -- Episode 57 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Pranay Kotasthane). 10. India's China War -- Neville Maxwell. 11. China's Indian War -- Bertil Lintner. 12. Strong Borders, Secure Nation -- M Taylor Fravel. 13. From Frontier Policy to Foreign Policy -- Matthew Mosca. 14. Watershed 1967 -- Prabal Dasgupta. 15. Making it Count -- Arunabh Ghosh. 16. The Stories Behind the Numbers -- Episode 52 of States of Anarchy. 17. A Tale of Two Kingdoms -- Episode 32 of States of Anarchy. 18. China Through Indian Eyes -- Episode 361 of All Things Policy. 19. China's Ambitions in the Subcontinent -- Episode 359 of All Things Policy. 20. Should We Be Aatma Nirbhar? -- Episode 1 of Econ Central. 21. Ban on Chinese apps: Sending a strong message to ourselves -- Hamsini Hariharan. 22. Ladakh's position in the Sino-India border issue -- Hamsini Hariharan. 23. What India Can Learn From China -- Hamsini Hariharan. 24. Wilson Center Digital Archive (and the Mao-Nehru conversation). 25. Eye on China -- Manoj Kewalramani's newsletter.