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Fingers, Boots, and Lines: Understanding the 2020 India-China Border Tensions

What’s driving the latest bout of India-China tensions?

Ankit Panda
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Fingers, Boots, and Lines: Understanding the 2020 India-China Border Tensions
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The Diplomat’s Asia Geopolitics podcast host Ankit Panda (@nktpnd) speaks to M. Taylor Fravel, the Arthur and Ruth Sloan Professor of Political Science and Director of the Security Studies Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, about the ongoing India-China tensions along the Line of Actual Control. The podcast covers the history of the Sino-Indian border, the terrain involved in the 2020 standoffs, and possible pathways out for both sides.

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