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Modern warfare is fought at many different levels, although the current military stand-off between India and China in the Himalayas started in the most medieval fashion—with clubs and fisticuffs—leaving 20 of our soldiers dead and an undeclared number on the Chinese side. Now in its third month, the situation at the border remains unresolved with the troops standing eyeball to eyeball and both sides piling up military hardware even as the talks between the two military commanders drag on. The other option in a conflict is diplomatic. This, too, is not making any headway despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi having met China’s supreme leader, President Xi Jinping,

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