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LAC, Ladakh

Kanika Datta
Yet another confrontation with China across the Line of Actual Control (LAC), this time on the eastern sector, highlights a long-standing dilemma for the government.  It cannot afford an actual military test with China along the LAC because the Indian military has been the subject of under-investment for so long as New Delhi consistently prioritises development over security. The latest clashes urgently remind us that these priorities may need readjustment, the top edit says. Read it here

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First Published: Dec 20 2022 | 06:30 AM IST

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