Analysts feel linking a troop withdrawal to continued trade could work. However, the Chinese decision to pull back came only after India showed its strategic teeth when its offer to resolve the issue through parleys failed. Cumulatively, these moves seem to have resulted in Chinese pull out of troops.
Indian forces are now armed with high-speed interceptor boats, bought from the US, which can accommodate nearly 15 soldiers and are equipped with radars, infra-red and GPS systems.
According to him, article 4 of the protocol says that if the border personnel of the two sides come to a face-to-face situation on the alignment of the LAC, they shall exercise self-restraint and take all necessary steps to avoid an escalation of the situation.
All these years, the Chinese kept the issue alive so as to serve as an excuse to intervene in South Asia on behalf of its proxy.
Many users of Weibo, the Chinese Twitter, are demanding that their government "teach India a lesson". The Daulat Beg incursion is just a posturing from the Chinese which is meant to be sorted out in a few days after it has served its diplomatic purpose and rationale.
But doing nothing would leave a Chinese outpost deep in territory India has ruled since independence. The Daulat Beg provocation has come when senior Indian officials discussed ways to collaborate on international forums more proactively and just three days before the two sides held their first-ever bilateral dialogue on Afghanistan.
Tensions are running high between the two countries after China called for the immediate withdrawal of Indian troops from Doklam. Yet the troops did not move, and even pitched a second tent, Indian officials said. It came about only after Indian Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid stood firm and informed the increasingly restive public that his two week-long efforts to resolve the issue through talks had proved unsatisfactory.
Hariharan Most people in India would welcome that a potential military conflict with China had been averted after China pulled back its troops who had intruded 19 km across the of Line of Actual Control LACinto Indian Territory in Ladakh.
But one thing is certain; they have lost the valuable mileage gained in building bridges with India. Share or comment on this article: And yet the Chinese choreographed this provocation! It is time India drives a hard bargain with China and links this to larger Chinese designs in South Asia, specially its military links with Pakistan.
But doing nothing would leave a Chinese outpost deep in territory India has ruled since independence. Government sources, however, gave a fairly elaborate reaction to the latest Chinese provocation as follows: It will not be forgotten by Indian policy makers in future when they are tempted to try and play down Chinese transgressions as they keep count of them running into hundreds.
Lack of local support in Muslim majority Xingang Sinkiang and Tibet can pose military problems for the Chinese.
He advocated that each of the incidents should be dealt in a standalone manner, first at a tactical level, and could then be referred to either military level or need be diplomatic level.
Another Chinese aim could also be to draw public attention to the Aksai Chin dispute. Frankly, on the border issue, the shoe is on the other foot.
Regardless of the merits of this development, no political leader can afford to ignore this reality as public opinion shapes his journey to portals of power in New Delhi.Indian troops foil China’s incursion bid in Ladakh,stones pelted from both sides The Ladakh incident comes at a time when the Asian giants are locked in a row in the remote Doklam plateau, which.
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