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India Tries to Catch Up in a Road Race With China

Aug 21, 2017 | 09:00 GMT
Workers in Tibet work to develop a road near Lhasa. China's drive for infrastructure improvements in the region has given it an advantage over India in a dispute over their disputed border.

Construction workers build a road near Lhasa, Tibet in 2006. Infrastructure improvements in the area have given China a strategic advantage in its confrontation with India over the Doklam Plateau border region.

(PAULA BRONSTEIN/Getty Images)

After years of neglecting transport infrastructure along the Line of Actual Control, Beijing's head start may be too much to overcome....

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