The June 2020 clash between the People’s Republic of China and India in the disputed Ladakh border area resulted from the strategic expansions of both powers. Like two bubbles expanding in a contained space, these expansions were bound to collide and cause friction. This article explains how the expansions precipitated the incident and might exacerbate border disputes in the future. In pondering implications, it recommends Washington pursue a Eurasia-focused policy embracing the disputed region.
Roman Muzalevsky, "Sino-Indian Border Disputes in an Era of Strategic Expansions," Parameters 51, no. 4 (2021): 37-48, https://press.armywarcollege.edu/parameters/vol51/iss4/5
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