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Old 27th May 2020, 12:46 PM   #1
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China v India

Just what the world needs right now - another armed conflict!

While the peasants are preoccupied with Covid, let's start a scrap on the India - China border.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/20...sions-escalate

Appears to result from Modi throwing his weight around on borders, but Xi noticed and has responded.
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Old 28th May 2020, 08:33 AM   #2
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No worries, the Greatest of all Presidents has it under control!

ETA: And of course, he's entirely impartial!
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The Indian government responded to Trump's claim that he had communicated to Modi his offer to mediate with China. Their claim is that Trump has not been in touch with Modi since he had called in his "request" for Hydroxychloroquine. However, let's face it, neither of them can be trusted with telling the truth.
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Three days in, and the commentary is ORANGE MAN BAD. Is there even a China v India issue right now?
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Originally Posted by theprestige View Post
Three days in, and the commentary is ORANGE MAN BAD. Is there even a China v India issue right now?
Well, why don't you leave it to us about how we discuss this topic. If you have something useful to contribute, please do.
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Currently, there is a lot of saber-rattling from either end. In India, Modi is facing questions regarding his inept handling of the COVID crisis, particularly with regard to the suffering of the migrant workers and daily wage earners. The knee-jerk decisions that have resulted in mass suffering and confusion that has been very difficult to hide. His media whores are currently working overtime to pass the buck on two fronts. Pakistan in the west and China in the east. There is a lot of chest-thumping and bombast from the Hindutva factions about marching to the border to defend the "motherland". Modi and the BJP are using the China crisis primarily as an opportunity to reaffirm his image as a strong macho leader.
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