China and India Compete for Influence in War on Border


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China and India have found themselves embroiled in a battle for influence in neighboring Myanmar as a guerrilla war rages in the tropical jungles behind their shared borders. The Burmese civil war had been simmering since a military coup in February 2021 toppled Aung San Suu Kyi's democratically elected government. The conflict has taken on a new dimension with recent revelations of Indian fuel and weapons sales to mysterious entities behind Myanmar's junta. Both Beijing and New Delhi have lent some form of support to the military government next door in an effort to control the fighting and prevent it...