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China opens strategic highway to Nepal. China has opened a highway in Tibet to the Nepal

  0 comments   |     by Zee Media on 17, October 2017

China has opened a highway in Tibet to the Nepal border that runs parallel with the Xigaze-Lhasa railway that hs the potential to be used for military purposes Beijing: China has opened a strategic highway in Tibet to the Nepal border which could be used for civilian and defence purposes. The 40.4-kilometre highway in Tibet between Xigaze airport and Xigaze city centre official

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China wears the mediator’s gown in the Af-Pak by Salman Rafi

  0 comments   |     by Salman Rafi on 12, October 2017

China wears the mediator’s gown in the Af-Pak   Despite a high-level meeting between Pakistan’s General Bajwa, and Afghanistan’s president Ashraf Ghani, relations between the two countries remain largely troubled and uneasy. Nothing else can testify this tension better than the fact it is China once again that intervened to ease down tension and engage both coun

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Squeezed by an India-China Standoff, Bhutan Holds Its Breath

  0 comments   |     by Steven Lee Myers on 23, August 2017

Squeezed by an India-China Standoff, Bhutan Holds Its Breath Steven Lee Myers, India says it is ac

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Military conflicts to escalate if India refuses to withdraw troops

  0 comments   |     by Global Times on 21, August 2017

Addressing the ongoing border face-off between China and India, Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj told her country’s parliament on Thursday that “all countries are in India’s support,” and said India is alert to the need to protect its security near “the border where the boundaries of China, India and Bhutan meet,” Indian media reported Thursday. She was

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Third country’s army’ could enter Kashmir at Pak’s request: Chinese media

  0 comments   |     by South Asia Monitor Staff on 18, August 2017

It’s the first time Chinese state media has brought Pakistan and Kashmir into the narrative. A “third country’s” Army could enter Kashmir at Pakistan’s request, using the “same logic” the Indian Army used to stop the Chinese military from constructing a road in the Doklam area in the Sikkim sector on behalf of Bhutan, an analyst at a Chinese think tank

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Hindu nationalism risks pushing India into war with China

  0 comments   |     by Yu Ning on 17, August 2017

India harbors deep strategic suspicion toward China. It considers China as a rival and a potential enemy. For a long time, it has hyped that China is pursuing what is called the “String of Pearls” to encircle India. Despite China’s goodwill in inviting India to join the Belt and Road initiative, India insists on interpreting the project as a part of China’s strategic con

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India and China’s Tug of War Over Sri Lanka

  0 comments   |     by Yigal Chazan on 16, August 2017

India and China’s Tug of War Over Sri Lanka India sets out to check China’s efforts to turn the island into a maritime hub on its “Belt and Road.” By Yigal Chazan  Unnerved by growing Chinese influence in Sri Lanka, India is seeking to strengthen ties with the Colombo government through economic cooperation as the In

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India's China War CIRCA 2017 ? written by Ikram Sehgal

  0 comments   |     by Ikram Sehgal on 16, August 2017

A month or so ago Indian troops trespassed and forcibly halted China extending a border road through Donglang plateau (called Doklam by India) at a junction between China, Sikkim (annexed by India) and Bhutan. Sourabh Gupta says it “is wholly a matter between Beijing and Thimpu (Bhutan’s capital). Until such time, Bhutan – let alone India, which has no locus standi

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This is India’s China war, round two and With India and China interacting over...

  0 comments   |     by Neville Maxwell on 12, August 2017

With India and China interacting over more than 3,000km of undefined frontier, friction is constant and that one day it would break back into border war has seemed inevitable. Two great Indian delusions have created this situation. The lesser of these was the outright falsehood spun in the shock of immediate and utter Indian defeat in 1962’s Round One border war with China, when, aft

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SINO-INDIAN TENSIONS - India Over the Dalai Lama's Visit

  0 comments   |     by Waqar K Kauravi and Umar Waqar on 01, August 2017

As reported by Economic Times , China has for the first time announced "standardised" official names for six places in Arunachal Pradesh, days after it lodged strong protests with India over the Dalai Lama's visit to the frontier state. The move was aimed at reaffirming China's claim over the state. China claims the state as 'South Tibet'. India has dismissed the renamin

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