With the world retracing its steps to the pre-covid era, subdued conflicts around the globe have re-surfaced with the rising terror of a potential World War III. The participation of Superpowers in proxy wars has created major hotspots around the world that are already on the brink of war requiring slight instigation to wage a war against each other.
With rising chorus for boycott of Chinese goods, the discord with China isn’t limited to one part of the world.
Over the last few years, we have seen an overtly hostile China taking on many countries at the same time world at large has turned vary of the country. But why?
From the Indian perspective, the Chinese intruded deep into the Indian side of the LAC and have now receded to some extent, which still leaves quite a bit of Indian territory beneath their feet. The position would get frozen and become the new LAC, if total disengagement is not immediately followed by a complete reversion to status quo ante. But to get China to agree to that would be far more difficult for India than bringing about a de-escalation.
India’s ban of 56 Chinese apps heralds a new normal in Sino-Indian relations, one that will no longer be decoupling trade and politics. However, much needs to be done before the country can adequately firewall itself from the prying eyes of the Dragon in the fraught realm of cyberspace.
The call to boycott Chinese products has recently caught up in India after the violent standoff between the Indian Army and Chinese PLA in the Galwan valley of Ladakh.
The Indian and Chinese armies face each other in an eye ball to eye ball confrontation yet again. Despite the recent thaw in relations after Xi Jingping’s Mamallapuram visit, the Dragon is now marking territory in the lofty heights of the Himalayas.
Refusing to bow down to the coercive tactics of a bellicose China, India has decided to not back down from a standoff with China – along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh.
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