Why is India’s Modi so anxious to avoid another border clash with China?
Besides, China has upgraded its infrastructure in Tibet and stationed enough forces there to respond quickly to another crisis on the Indian border. Mr Modi, too, appears anxious to avoid further clashes, given China’s superior firepower. For him, though, the calculus is more complicated.
Can India-China resolve the Lac situation?
In the last meeting in July this year, the two countries agreed to maintain stability on the ground and resolve the problems along the LAC in the Western Sector of the India-China border areas. It would, however, be naïve to treat Sun's words of positivism on the LAC situation as reflecting the reality of India-China ties.
How many times have India and China held talks on Loc?
India and China have held 16 rounds of commander-level talks to resolve the fresh dispute that erupted between the two nations with the Chinese penetration into the Indian side of the Line of Actual Control in 2020.
Is China trying to compartmentalise the US-China border issue?
Comparing the situation with US-China relations, Sher observed that "Chinese diplomats have sought to compartmentalise the border issue", but "ironically, in US-China relations, Beijing refuses to compartmentalise issues and instead links the health of the broader relationship to isolated hotspots like Taiwan ".