India and China have their first deadly clashes in 45 years, The Economist, 16 June 2020

The Economist reported on the growing tensions between India and China as their armies had been locked in a stand-off at three sites in Ladakh, an Indian territory at the northernmost tip of the country, for over a month. Yale-NUS Assistant Professor of Social Sciences (Political Science) Rohan Mukherjee commented that the current crisis is the friction of both sides adjusting to a more capable and more resolved Indian approach to the Line of Actual Control (LAC), a series of remote border posts along the disputed frontier. He added that as both India and China shift resources to the border, “there will be a period of adjustment in which things may be especially heated.”

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