22 Jul '17, 4am

Doklam Standoff – Secure Peace But Prepare for War https://t.co/uRaChTSlKS

Doklam Standoff – Secure Peace But Prepare for War https://t.co/uRaChTSlKS

In the Chinese language, the word “crisis” is composed of two characters, one representing the danger and the other, opportunity. The Doklam standoff offers risk of escalation of local war and an opportunity for India to send a message that the rolling strategy of pushing frontiers will no more be tolerated by India. Given the history of Chinese betrayal in the past, India should be aware of the unfolding of the threats that lie ahead. The crisis is grave, stakes are high and challenge too stiff. Winston Churchill once said that, “if we take decisions purely by looking back into the history, we are in danger of losing the future”. Though it is important to learn from the history but then decisions should always be taken keeping future in mind. John Fitzgerald Kennedy had said, “In a world of danger and trial, peace is our deepest aspiration. But it is an unfortunate fact t...

Full article: http://www.indiandefencereview.com/spotlights/doklam-stan...

Tweets

Beijing does not fear war: Is China gearing for...

defence.pk 18 Jul '17, 2pm

Beijing does not fear war: Is China gearing for battle over Doklam standoff? Chinese media today seems to have sounded bat...

Danger at Doklam for India and China

Danger at Doklam for India and China

eastasiaforum.org 27 Jul '17, 4am

The standoff between China and India on the Dolam plateau in the Doklam region has lasted for more than one month. Both si...

Doklam: Keeping the Powder Dry!

indiandefencereview.com 24 Jul '17, 10am

We have a peculiar situation with China – frequent jostling of troops at the LAC. We as usual have been trying to play saf...

Me on #Women, Peace & #Security needed in Profe...

smallwarsjournal.com 26 Jul '17, 4pm

A prerequisite for the acceleration, institutionalization and coordination of WPS efforts into the mindsets of US official...

Marawi standoff enters third month, underlining...

channelnewsasia.com 23 Jul '17, 8am

MANILA: Two months after Islamist militants launched an assault on one of the biggest southern cities in the Philippines, ...

China says no room for negotiations on Sikkim standoff, adds Ladakh to dispute with India

China says no room for negotiations on Sikkim s...

defencenews.in 16 Jul '17, 12am

With no end in sight to the standoff in the Sikkim sector, China on Saturday said there is “no room” for negotiations to r...