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1962 Is Not 2020: India's Conventional edge over China

Indian Defense News | 10/06/2020 02:55 PM | Click to read full article

Can India take China head-on in the event of a full-scale escalation or will we suffer a 1962-like setback? A US study says India holds a conventional advantage which makes 2020 nothing like 1962. It says that if the situation escalates India can hold off Chinese advances. Even in a war with India, a significant proportion of Chinese forces will be unavailable, reserved either for Russian taskings or for countering insurrection in Xinjiang and Tibet.