An Indian Air Force fighter jet flies over a mountain range in Leh, the joint capital of the union territory of Ladakh, bordering China, in September 2020. Photo: AFP
An Indian Air Force fighter jet flies over a mountain range in Leh, the joint capital of the union territory of Ladakh, bordering China, in September 2020. Photo: AFP
Kanti Bajpai
Opinion

Opinion

Kanti Bajpai

Hope for China-India border dispute: turn off the megaphones, sensibly reduce forces, maintain calm in Tibet

  • While the situation is calmer than it was last year, relations between Beijing and New Delhi continue to fray, and inadvertent border clashes are still a risk
  • Both sides can move along talks by ceasing publicly aired diplomacy; thinning their forces; and ensuring Tibet, or Arunachal Pradesh, does not become a flashpoint

An Indian Air Force fighter jet flies over a mountain range in Leh, the joint capital of the union territory of Ladakh, bordering China, in September 2020. Photo: AFP
An Indian Air Force fighter jet flies over a mountain range in Leh, the joint capital of the union territory of Ladakh, bordering China, in September 2020. Photo: AFP
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