Sino Indian Competitive Conlict

Lt Gen H S Panag(R)
@rwac48
1. #Standoff:India&PRC are both striving for stability,economic prosperity,great power status&position of preeminence in comity of nations.
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Lt Gen H S Panag(R)
@rwac48
2. #Standoff:PRC’s 2 maj vulnerabilities-Tibet&sea lanes of communications which r geo-strategically&politically linked with India.
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Lt Gen H S Panag(R)
@rwac48
3. #Standoff:Dalai Lama,Tibetan Govt&sizeable population in India.PRC sees India as principle supporter/instigator of free Tibet.
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Lt Gen H S Panag(R)
@rwac48
4. #Standoff:To counter threat to sea lanes,string of pearls policy with pol,economic&mil investment in geo strategic areas/neighbours.
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Lt Gen H S Panag(R)
@rwac48
5. #Standoff:Unsettled borders is part of strategy 4 competitive conflict in general&to ward off perceived direct/indirect threat to Tibet.
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Lt Gen H S Panag(R)
@rwac48
6. #Standoff:Himalayas between India&Tibet a frontier region.PRC strategically preempted&seized Aksai Chin&all else it required by mid 50s.
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Lt Gen H S Panag(R)
@rwac48
7. #Standoff:PRC ready 4 converting frontier/border to IB in 50s.Unrest in Tibet,Dalai L asylum&Don Quixotic fwd policy led to 62 debacle.
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Lt Gen H S Panag(R)
@rwac48
8. #Standoff:PRC supremacy established&Frontier converted to Border/LAC which has been kept tense via Mutt&Jeff tactics as part of strategy.
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Lt Gen H S Panag(R)
@rwac48
9. #Standoff:To safeguard Tibet&as part of competitive conflict,LAC will be kept tense to exercise leverage&humiliate weaker India.
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Lt Gen H S Panag(R)
@rwac48
10. #Standoff:India has an ambiguous functional strategy,ambitious in vision&weak in application,vis China.Tibet card kept close to chest.
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Lt Gen H S Panag(R)
@rwac48
11. #Standoff:In application,strat is barely tactical with realpolitiks,infrastructure&mil prowess not matching the ambiguous strat vision.
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Lt Gen H S Panag(R)
@rwac48
12. #Standoff:Mismatch between strat vision,&capacity 4 led to 62.Gap has reduced but capacity only 4 dissuasion&not retribution.
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Lt Gen H S Panag(R)
@rwac48
13. #Standoff:9 mutually accepted areas of differing perceptions of LAC.Both sides patrol up to perceived LAC.No confrontation since 86.
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Lt Gen H S Panag(R)
@rwac48
14.#Standoff:Night 15Apr PLA patrol of a platoon intruded 2 km beyond their own perceived LAC ie 10 km from our perceived LAC.
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Lt Gen H S Panag(R)
@rwac48
15.#Standoff:Temporary Camp set up.8 days not moved back.Overall area known as Sub Sector North(SSN) with Daulet Begh Oldie(DBO) in centre.
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16. #Standoff:SSN 17000ft+ plateau lies 50 km due East of Siachen glacier.Karakoram Pass is in its North.See map. http://pic.twitter.com/xPIsJRIUDp
LT GEN H S PANAG(R)@RWAC48·5 DAYS AGOREPLYRETWEETFAVORITE

Lt Gen H S Panag(R)
@rwac48
17.#Standoff:Until recently reached from Sasoma in Nubra or along Shyok River after 3 day march.A road has now been constructed along Shyok.
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Lt Gen H S Panag(R)
@rwac48
18.#Standoff:DBO located in Centre of SSN with activated airfield.Intrusion 40 km SE of DBO at Burtse in Depsang Valley.
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Lt Gen H S Panag(R)
@rwac48
19.#Standoff:China feels most vulnerable from SSN due proximity to Aksai Chin-Xingiang Highway.Pre/in 62 ops commenced from SSN.
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Lt Gen H S Panag(R)
@rwac48
20.#Standoff:Earlier own infrastructure poor now due airfield&road it is much improved.So greater perceived threat by PLA.
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Lt Gen H S Panag(R)
@rwac48
21.#Standoff:Intrusion due strat of Mutt&Jeff,our improved infrastructure to preempt build up,humiliate ,quid pro quo(?),PM visit(?).Combo!
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Lt Gen H S Panag(R)
@rwac48
22.#Standoff:Our strat should be a firm response-a combo of diplomacy,quid pro quo to our perceived LAC&be prep 4 escalation.
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Lt Gen H S Panag(R)
@rwac48
23.#Standoff:We must not accept status quo.It will be a strat defeat wo war with international humiliation.National morale will sink.
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Lt Gen H S Panag(R)
@rwac48
24.#Standoff:Escalation contingencies must incl move of a Brigade&Mech Forces Combat Gp to SSN,an addl Div and Armd Brigade to Ladakh.
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Lt Gen H S Panag(R)
@rwac48
25.#Standoff:Demonstration flts by IAF.Be prep for full mobilisation in all sectors.We must replicate the Sumdrong Valley Strategy of 86/87.
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Lt Gen H S Panag(R)
@rwac48
26.#Standoff:I am not sounding the trumpets/drums of war,but a humiliation will set us back by a decade.The whole world is watching.
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Lt Gen H S Panag(R)
@rwac48
27.#Standoff:We r capable of dissuading PRC&convert LAC to IB wo war&with war if necessary.What we require is National Will!
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Lt Gen H S Panag(R)
@rwac48
#Standoff-The Pak/POK angle.Must read! toi.in/53pRSZ
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28.#Standoff:See the geo strategic importance of SSN/Depsang Plains.Direct threat to Aksai Chin only from this area! http://pic.twitter.com/ed25N65hQ3
LT GEN H S PANAG(R)@RWAC48·4 DAYS AGOREPLYRETWEETFAVORITE

29.#Standoff:Note the geographical linkage to POK/Siachen,even though terrain does not allow direct access. http://pic.twitter.com/PXhSOp92Vr
LT GEN H S PANAG(R)@RWAC48·4 DAYS AGOREPLYRETWEETFAVORITE

30.#Standoff:The old Silk Routes.Note the importance of SSN/Depsang Plains.Now we have a road along Shyok River! pic.twitter.com/bymbZTw9G7
LT GEN H S PANAG(R)@RWAC48·6 MINUTES AGOREPLYRETWEETFAVORITE

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