How China’s Brazen Aggression in Galwan Backfired


Key Topics in this News Article:

News Snapshot:

June 15 is the fourth anniversary of China’s brazen aggression in Galwan. Since early May 2020, amidst the global Covid-19 pandemic, China has been strategically positioning its military along the Western Sector of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with India. This escalation in tensions can be traced back to the rise of Xi Jinping to the presidency of China. Beginning with the 2013 Depsang Standoff, Chinese assertiveness has become a recurring theme along the border. Similar incidents occurred in 2014 and 2015, and again in the eastern sector during the 2017 Doklam Standoff, which resulted in a two-month-long military...