Originally published at World Politics Review, 13 July 2022. It has been over two years since Chinese incursions in the summer of 2020 along the disputed India-China boundary in eastern Ladakh led to a series of skirmishes that left dozens of soldiers dead on both sides. Yet unlike a February 2019 confrontation with Pakistan, which …
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The Indian government allowed the Chinese envoy to grandstand and sell China’s narratives to the rest of the world
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