Preparing for a Rematch at the Top of the World

Jan 25, 2018 | 09:00 GMT

China, India: Preparing for a rematch at the top of the world

Satellite imagery shows that China and India are pursuing a wide-ranging strategic buildup near the Doklam Plateau.


China and India faced off last year in a tense military standoff on the Doklam Plateau on the disputed Line of Actual Control high in the Himalayas. Although the impasse was temporarily resolved in late August through a negotiated drawdown, it has been clear all along that the Line of Actual Control will remain a contentious border because both countries will continue to seek an advantage in this difficult terrain....