New Delhi, June 22: If a war does break out between India and China, an ‘exited’ Pakistan could jump into the fray as well with the ‘tacit’ support of Nepal-hence, India should develop a multi-pronged strategy to counter the ‘ caucus.’
This was observed here on Monday by experts, belonging to Defence and other major fields, amid reports of External Affairs Minister level meeting between India and China on Tuesday to discuss the Ladakh situation.
” Pakistani guns and mortar opened up on Kupwara soon after the Galwan valley killings and most Indian strategists and politicians tend to see the military threat from Pakistan in isolation,” the experts said.
They said there is a power differential between India and the China-Pakistan axis, and to address this, India cannot afford to be isolated and should get into closer security alignments with the US and other major Western powers , including Russia.
Mentioning about Nepal’s ‘encouragement’ to any such ‘misadventure,” they pointed out that residents of Uttarakhand villages bordering Nepal that can catch the frequency of radio stations in the neighbouring country are being treated to a sudden surfeit of anti-India songs that call for return of areas in “Uttarakhand that have been included in Kathmandu’s new map.