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China-India border dispute 'fuelled by nationalism'

Jun 01, 2020 - South China Morning Post

A fresh dispute with India over their long border in the Himalayas has created a new dilemma for China on top of its intensifying rivalry with the United States and an international backlash against its handling of the coronavirus ­pandemic.

Beijing risks pushing New Delhi further into the US camp, analysts have warned, if the current border face-off spirals into another protracted stand-off like the Doklam row three years ago.

Although China said last week that the ov...