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Why are Indian and Chinese troops facing off over a scrap of Bhutan?

Who started conflict and why are still a mystery

NEW DELHI Thousands of Chinese and Indian troops have been engaged in a standoff at a border area between Bhutan and China for the last month. Tough talk has been exchanged, but so far no bullets have. Questions have arisen in India about who in China decided to break the status quo in the tri-junction area -- and why.

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