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Military option in Ladakh entails hard choices for both India and China

For both India and China, the most likely option appears to be a freezing of the status quo

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Ladakh standoff | India China border row | Indian Army

Ajai Shukla  |  New Delhi 

New Delhi would also weigh the employment of seven battalions of the Special Frontier Force (SFF), paratroopers recruited from the Tibetan refugee community in India.
New Delhi would also weigh the employment of seven battalions of the Special Frontier Force (SFF), paratroopers recruited from the Tibetan refugee community in India

Earlier this week, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General became the first senior military commander to state that if dialogue does not persuade Beijing to withdraw its troops from Indian territory in Ladakh, a military option remained on the table.

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First Published: Thu, August 27 2020. 06:01 IST