Cut The Clutter: As India-China border talks drag on & new details on Chinese buildup emerge, we try reading Xi’s mind
Corp Commander-level talks between India and China have resumed, went on for over 14 hours but to no avail. Meanwhile new details on Chinese buildup along LAC emerge. In episode 574 of Cut The Clutter, Shekhar Gupta dissects the details & war-games China’s motivations.
Read Snehesh Alex Philip's article here: https://theprint.in/defence/china-has-more-than-doubled-its-military-positions-at-lac-since-doklam-new-report-says/507938/
Read the Stratfor article here: https://worldview.stratfor.com/article/military-drive-spells-out-chinas-intent-along-indian-border
Read the column by Brig Sanal Kumar (retd) here: https://theprint.in/opinion/lac-unlikely-to-return-to-pre-2020-state-india-must-swallow-bitter-pill-settle-with-china/507979/
Read the column by Lt Gen HS Panag (retd) here: https://theprint.in/opinion/india-sits-on-black-top-with-helmet-under-its-boots-a-1962-tactics-by-china-is-now-likely/498462/
View all the maps by @detresfa_ here: https://twitter.com/detresfa_/status/1308346493703606272?s=21