The Indian army reported 20 deaths after the deadly brawl in June, but China did not disclose how many casualties it suffered. Photo: APThe Indian army reported 20 deaths after the deadly brawl in June, but China did not disclose how many casualties it suffered. Photo: AP
The Indian army reported 20 deaths after the deadly brawl in June, but China did not disclose how many casualties it suffered. Photo: AP
Shi Jiangtao
Opinion

Opinion

As I see it by Shi Jiangtao

Why it’s in China’s interests to reveal its death toll in India border clash

  • Silence over the number of Chinese soldiers killed or injured has not helped to resolve the dispute
  • Greater openness could prove effective in the context of China’s wider ambitions

The Indian army reported 20 deaths after the deadly brawl in June, but China did not disclose how many casualties it suffered. Photo: APThe Indian army reported 20 deaths after the deadly brawl in June, but China did not disclose how many casualties it suffered. Photo: AP
The Indian army reported 20 deaths after the deadly brawl in June, but China did not disclose how many casualties it suffered. Photo: AP
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