Indian army trucks travel along a highway leading to Ladakh, in Jammu and Kashmir, on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFEIndian army trucks travel along a highway leading to Ladakh, in Jammu and Kashmir, on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Indian army trucks travel along a highway leading to Ladakh, in Jammu and Kashmir, on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Why Pakistan is a big factor in China’s border clashes with India

  • The conflict in the Galwan Valley may be hundreds of kilometres from Pakistan but strategic concerns involving Islamabad are not far away
  • For Beijing, the interests at stake are much more than a territorial dividing line in the Himalayas

Topic |   China-India border dispute
Indian army trucks travel along a highway leading to Ladakh, in Jammu and Kashmir, on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFEIndian army trucks travel along a highway leading to Ladakh, in Jammu and Kashmir, on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Indian army trucks travel along a highway leading to Ladakh, in Jammu and Kashmir, on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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