China’a miscalculation will prove costly

N.S.Venkataraman.
Signals from China indicate that the Chinese government has evolved a strategy and action plan, to be partly implemented in the medium term and the rest to be implemented in long term and emerge as the most dominant country in the world.  Obviously, it aims to emerge as a single superpower in the world, effectively dislodging the USA from the present superpower status and significantly reducing the influence of Russia and the European Union in the world.

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What should India do to create a win-win situation for itself and Tibetans?

India became independent on August 15, 1947, and the People’s Republic of China (PRC) became independent on October 1, 1949. In the intervening period and before that, Tibet was an independent country. An early understanding with Tibet could have helped India to formulate a clear-cut border, duly ratified by both governments. And if this had been done, India’s borders with China would have also been resolved, thus avoiding the 1962 debacle and other conflicts, including the current stand-off on the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

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