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The Sino-Indian Border War: 1962-2012

chemurdered Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 8:26 AM
The Bush wars were less than 10% of the national debt. Tax revenues incresed after the Bush tax cut (that has more benefit to the middle class than the "rich') Obama has exponetialized the debt while killing the wars.

On Nov. 21, 1962, as the Indian Army continued a chaotic retreat from its high altitude positions in the Himalayan Mountains, Communist China's victorious forces halted their advance and implemented a unilateral ceasefire.

That ceasefire stopped combat operations in what we now call the 1962 Sino-Indian Border War.

That mid-20th century war, however, isn't ancient history. In fact, as East Asian and Southeast Asian maritime border quarrels escalate from rhetorical sparring to naval confrontations, the war has a frightening contemporary resonance. China is involved in the most contentious maritime border disagreements. China claims roughly 80 percent of the...