Chinese troops hold a banner which reads “You’ve crossed the border, please go back” in Ladakh, India, in May 2013. Border disputes between the two countries, arguably a result of British colonisation, have simmered for years but recently flared up again. Photo: AP

Why is Asia locked in a competition to be ‘most humiliated nation’?

Devesh Kapur says the India-China border dispute reflects how, amid the rise of nationalism in the region, each country is crafting a version of history that plays up its own suffering while ignoring the pain it inflicted on others

Topic |   China-India relations

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Chinese troops hold a banner which reads “You’ve crossed the border, please go back” in Ladakh, India, in May 2013. Border disputes between the two countries, arguably a result of British colonisation, have simmered for years but recently flared up again. Photo: AP
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