Make India an enemy and you will lose your lifeline, Chinese experts caution Beijing over Doklam
NEW DELHI: In addition to dealing with tensions between India and China, the opposition Doklam could potentially threaten the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in Beijing, Chinese experts and experts have warned for the first time.
The military expert Macao, Antony Wong Dong, warned against the fact that pushes the Beijing Hardball New Delhi policy further and finally could make an enemy.
“China plays in psychological warfare … but she must realize that even if India defeated in a land war, it would be impossible for the PLA Navy to break the Indian sea contention” Wong said the British newspaper with headquarters In Hong Kong, southern China Morning post (SCMP), emphasizing the importance of the Indian Ocean as a commercial lifeline.
China relies heavily on imported fuel and, according to figures released by Chinese state media, more than 80% of its oil imports are sailing through the Indian Ocean and the Straits of Malacca.
“Unlike the Southeast Asian countries, India has never succumbed to China’s” stick and carrot “strategies, Wong said.
“India is strategically placed at the heart of China’s energy lifeline and the Leading and Leading Initiative, and the offensive against India will prevail in the rival field, which, according to Beijing, wants to contain China by blocking the Strait of Malacca and the Indian Ocean. ”
Sun Shihai, a counselor with the Chinese Association of South Asian Studies, expressed similar sentiments. He told PGCS that he was worried that the worst military situation in more than three decades could fuel anti-Chinese sentiment in India, because mistrust and hostility between the two countries far outstripped.
“If not addressed properly, the border line could have a long-term impact on China’s efforts to expand its diplomatic and economic influence beyond the Asia-Pacific region, with its” belt and road initiative “He said, adding,” India is one of the most important strategic partners for China’s belt and road initiative, because of its location. ”
“Beijing has tried to encourage India to join the” Ring and Road Project “because both countries benefit strategically and economically.
[But] The latest tensions have suffered bilateral relations and growing distrust will only be New Delhi more reluctant to make a decision, “said Sun.
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Referring to India’s position on the BIS in the first Indo-US Forum here Monday night, Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj said: “… We also describe the principles that must be observed to encourage initiatives Of connectivity, including ensuring respect for sovereignty and territorial integrity. ”
Chenming Zhou (a military expert with the Knowfar Institute for Strategic and Defense Studies, a group of non-government experts in Jiangyin, Jiangsu Province, China) said China PGCS knew the futility of total warfare in an area Border I feel Who is “frozen up to eight months of the year.”