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The steadily increasing risk of war between China and India

Beijing's use of domestic law underpins its international expansionism

| India
Chinese troops pictured in Ladakh along the India-China border on Feb.15: China's Land Borders Law effectively negates the possibility of peacefully resolving its territorial disputes with India.   © Indian Army/AP

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and author of nine books, including "Asian Juggernaut: The Rise of China, India and Japan."

The spotlight on the growing Chinese military threat against Taiwan has helped obscure China's more serious military confrontation with India along an extended, mountainous frontier.

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