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Watch | India-China Border Tensions: Military Escalation in Galwan

What is the larger Chinese rationale behind these unprecedented attacks?

In this episode, Dr Happymon Jacob speaks with Lt. Gen. Deependra Singh Hooda, former General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Indian Army’s Northern Command, on the situation on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) between India and China.

They discuss the current state of the face-off, the larger Chinese rationale behind these unprecedented attacks, and the strategic importance of the region where the standoff is taking place.

The discussion also covers the potential military options India has to respond to China and offers an assessment of the balance of forces between the two sides.