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The Economist (June 16)

2020/ 06/ 17 by jd in Global News

“India and China have their first deadly clashes in 45 years.” Although “artillery and tanks” stayed quiet, front-line soldiers engaged wielding “only sticks and stones.” When “the final rocks had been thrown, at least 20 Indian troops lay dead….Chinese casualties are unknown.” The hostilities are “a sign of worrying military escalation between Asia’s giants.”