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New Study Paper: Doklam - Countering Chinese belligerence and expansionism


For 73 days from 16 June to 28 August 2017 Asia’s two giant powerhouses, China and India, which together account for a third of the world’s total population, stood on the brink of a potentially destructive war that threatened the stability and economies of both countries. Ironically, it was illegal construction of a mere few kilometers of road by China through territory disputed with a third country, Bhutan, in southern Doklam near the tri-junction between China, Bhutan and India that bred such high stakes between two nuclear armed States.