Top General: India Must Prepare to Fight Two-Front War with China, Pakistan

A Chinese soldier holds a Chinese flag during Peace Mission-2016 joint military exercises of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in the Edelweiss training area in Balykchy some 200 km from Bishkek on September 19, 2016. The joint anti-terrorism drill involves more than 1,100 troops of Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and China as members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. / AFP / VYACHESLAV OSELEDKO (Photo credit should read VYACHESLAV OSELEDKO/AFP/Getty Images)The chief of the Army staff in India reportedly urged his country to prepare for military conflict, indicating that it is within the realm of possibilities for New Delhi to fight a “two front” war with its fellow nuclear-armed neighbors China and its ally Pakistan.
Gen. Bilpin Rawat’s comments come amid tensions between India and China along their mutual border as well as clashes between New Delhi-Islamabad in Muslim-majority Kashmir.
India, Pakistan, and China all claim parts of Kashmir as their own.
Although China has largely stayed in the shadows of the conflict in the Himalayan Muslim-majority region, it is known to back Pakistan’s claim…. more

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