How is China Expanding Its Military Infrastructure Along Border with India


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Amid a border standoff with India, China is ramping up infrastructure facilities at the disputed Aksai Chin border to facilitate smooth troop deployment near the Indian border. Beijing also released a new map in August this year asserting its claims over Aksai Chin and Arunachal Pradesh. The development near the border comes even as the two countries have held several rounds of military talks, the latest being in August, aimed at confidence building and de-escalation. Recently released satellite images have revealed China’s increased construction activity including roads and underground facilities in Aksai Chin area and expanding military infrastructure in both...