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The deadly clash between China and India is all about roads

In The News, 18 June 2020
“It's an all-weather road,” explains Aaditya Dave, a research analyst at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI). “It allows troops to move on it even in cool weather. It also has feeder roads that stem off from the main road and move towards the Line of Actual Control.” That line, though, is more of a fuzzy demarcation between China and India. And that’s where the problem lies. “It is closer to the border, and closer to areas China seeks to claim,” says Dave.

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Aaditya Dave
Research Analyst
Aaditya Dave is a Research Analyst focusing on South Asia in the International Security... read more