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Territorial and Historical Challenges to Ladakh: Evaluating a 1963 Declassified Document for Its Con

7 April 2022

Summary

In the historical context, of full-scale war between India and China would the nationalist regime of China was cautious in arise over possession of the high alkaline plain its approach and positioning on Kashmir before known as the Aksai Chin (“white stone” desert) being ousted from power, as well as from the where the frontiers of Tibet, Sinkiang (Xinjiang) Mainland, by the Communists in 1949. [...] 3 July 1, 2021 Policy Brief China’s dealings with the outside world the tribesmen in Kashmir and try to secure hinge upon three discernible policy strands the withdrawal of the intruding tribesmen that essentially constitute the basis of Beijing’s and Pakistani nationals.16 In response, the supposed claim to legitimacy—namely, its Indian delegate Gopalaswami Ayyangar, assertion of the purported ‘u. [...] Green, a lecturer in in late November, Nehru said in his reply to International Law at University College, London, the opposition’s call for “action” to make the wrote regarding Ladakh that the watershed, Chinese vacate Indian territory that the border or “height of land,” principle as the basis for a issue was simply par t of a greater problem, boundary claim favors the Indian case, as the i.e.,. [...] that: “The Chinese refusal to discuss the Following a review of 1960, a Chinese Foreign segment of the boundary west of the Karakoram Ministry report issued in January 1961 outlined Pass was tantamount to questioning the legality Beijing’s prospective policy toward India, of the accession of the State of Jammu and centering on the need to mollify New Delhi: Kashmir to India…”59 We will strive to h. [...] The territorial stakeholders facing up to China, be it in the Himalayan borderlands, the East China Sea, or the South China Sea, need to revisit the theoretical roots of their respective regions’ strategic thinking and orientation and delineate theories of statecraft, diplomacy, strategy, and prerequisites of politics and power in the realist paradigm.83 Unverified claims to territory are at the h.

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