India's firmness pays off
Despite withdrawal of troops from Doklam, Beijing will continue to embarrass New Delhi.
Earlier this week, the nearly two and a half month long face off between the Indian and Chinese troops at Doklam in the India-Bhutan-Tibet tri-junction ended. The danger of a war between the two Asian giants receded as both countries agreed to withdraw their troops simultaneously and restore the status quo ante June 16. The Chinese agreed to drop the idea of building a road in Bhutan's territory. This is what has actually unfolded. Yet, there is a wide difference in the statements issued by the Foreign Ministries of the two countries .