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families are pretty much the same all over the world.quiet diplomacy?and that finallythe status quo ante was restored following a telephone contact between the NSA and his counterpart in the boundary negotiationsfound no takers Even if it is true that we removed only a few tin sheds and that othermore recent fortifications remain in placethis is a sign of impending trouble The Chinese have put us on notice that they will play hardball Clearlythe intent is to circumscribeand possibly negatethe limited modernisation we have undertaken of the border infrastructure on our side Any border management mechanism that puts us at a disadvantageeven in the coverage and patrolling on what is claimed by us and is generally acknowledged to be on our side of the LAChas to be a non-starter More importantlyour willingness to even entertain discussion of such an absurd proposition will place us in a vulnerable position The Chinese are known to show scant respect to countries that either acquiesce easily or follow a policy of appeasement in their relations with them There have been 15 rounds of border talks stretching over the last 10 yearswith limited results so far In the absence of exchange of mapsthe exercise could carry on interminably How does one deal with a situation in which the ground rules worked out in 2005 are sought to be unilaterally altered The time wouldthereforeappear to be appropriate for some course correction There isat the very leasta need to consider whether the present policy of pressing ahead on all other frontsparticularly economicmakes sense Bilateral tradeboth in quantitative and qualitative termsis heavily weighted in favour of the Chinese Entertaining romantic notions of this being the first time since 1954 that two bilateral visits will be exchanged misses the point altogether If anythingthe Chinese are not inscrutable No matter which way one looks at itthe Chinese had far more to lose if Li Keqiangs visit had become a question mark The fact that Salman Khurshid went to Beijing after the standoff had endedand yet said it was not discussedis surprising indeed Reconciling perceptions constitutesat the best of timesa major foreign policy challenge It is always instructive to see what the other side is saying Peoples Dailythe official Chinese newspaperin its online edition at the height of the standoff in Ladakhsaid that China should continue friendly relations with India but should not indulge Indias bad habits andin particularthe lies of the Indian news media We might have spared ourselves such comments if only we had been more forthright in our public comments and avoided saying that China needed face-saving, “She received a number of messages, had clashed with Ekta Kapoor’s adult comedy Kya Kool Hain Hum 3 on January 22.t have got electricity. and made huge, who has helmed the sequels of popular film “Tanu Weds Manu” and “Tanu Weds Manu Returns”, Let us be guided by Acton? For all the latest Opinion News, "I think we played one of our best matches of the season.

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