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China-India standoff & the emerging world order

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The Recent showdown between the People’s Liberation Army and the Indian Army has escalated the situation in the Galwan valley along the Line of Actual Control between China and India. The unarmed fight resulted in the killing of 20 Indian Soldiers while the casualties on China side have not been confirmed yet.

Analysts link the fight with the unilateral Indian move on 5 August 2019, when it annexed the disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh by repealing Articles 35A and 370 of its Constitution.

This move irked both Pakistan and China, and both raised the issue at the UN and recorded their protest against such unilateral move that was tantamount to rejecting the UN Security Council Resolutions mandating a plebiscite in Jammu and Kashmir.

Unfortunately, India has the worst diplomatic relations with its neighbours such as Afghanistan, China, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. It has used all its resources to destabilize neighbouring states, especially Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

China is playing on the front foot as its expedition inside Indian-controlled areas is advancing rapidly and the escalation is high. The weakening of the USA has given birth to new regional powers carving out a new world order as the USA is waning due to Trump’s wrong policies. The emerging situation is favouring China, Russia, Turkey, Iran and Pakistan

The recent clash is the first conflict after 40 years, and after both Nations clashed in 1962. War clouds are looming as both nations prepar for a full-scale war that might be disastrous for the whole region. So much so that UK Newspapers called it World War III as the two biggest Asian countries engaged in fighting that was a heavy blow to the fascist Indian PM Narendra Modi who masterminds........

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