Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses soldiers during a visit to Ladakh near the border with China earlier this month. Photo: AP

China-India border row: why Narendra Modi won’t let fire and fury ignite a war

  • Modi has taken an aggressive stand in the bloody territorial dispute but he will not risk an all-out conflict, observers say
  • The anti-China protests and the tough talk do not reflect broader public sentiment or the realities of a military campaign, they say
Topic |   China-India border dispute
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses soldiers during a visit to Ladakh near the border with China earlier this month. Photo: AP
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