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Why border stand-offs between India and China are increasing

After a two-week standoff, India and China have agreed to pull back troops from their disputed border, but such incidents have been increasing and are unlikely to go away, says analyst Harsh V Pant. Minor incursion by troops are common on the ill-defined 4,057km (2,520 miles) border between China and India. There are differing perceptions on where the border lies and overlapping claims about the lines up to which both sides patrol. As a result, both Indian and Chinese troops routinely transgress into areas claimed Continue reading →