An India-China Military Conflict? Part-I

Posted by Kitara Julian On 8:56 PM
There have been projections among some Indian experts and think tanks that a limited Chinese attack along the unresolved Sino-Indian border may be imminent. This view cannot be totally faulted. They are based on China's aggressive official and semi-official postures and warning to India, especially on the sovereignty of Tawang, an important Buddhist pilgrim town in India's north-east state of Arunachal Pradesh.

China claims officially the whole of Arunachal Pradesh as its territory. The official Chinese media, have started referring to Arunachal Pradesh as South Tibet. This is a very important shift in China's nomenclature of Arunachal Pradesh. This is an effort to now make this Indian state a historical part of Tibet which China militarily occupied in 1950. With India among other countries in the world having acknowledged the original Tibet as a sovereign part of China, extension of Tibet to Arunachal Pradesh may give China an opening into its sovereignty claim on Arunachal Pradesh. Beijing believes it as another instrument to pressure India.

Although historically and according to international law China's claim on Tibet is legally tenuous and questionable, the political and economic importance of China have won them the battle. Read More

0 Response to 'An India-China Military Conflict? Part-I'

Post a Comment

Popular Posts

Friends

In case you're interested in knowing more info on roll labels, stop by www.laserinkjetlabels.com

Blog Archive