The military standoff between Chinese and Indian troops in the disputed territory of Doklam brought forward the foreign policy dilemmas of Bhutan and its search for an optimal strategy toward its two neighboring big powers. This paper discusses Bhutan’s attempts to balance its overwhelming dependence on India with the necessity of normal diplomatic relations with China.
Research Article| April 01 2018
Bhutan and Sino–Indian Rivalry: The Price of Proximity
Subrata K. Mitra;
Asian Survey (2018) 58 (2): 240–260.
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Subrata K. Mitra, Srikanth Thaliyakkattil; Bhutan and Sino–Indian Rivalry: The Price of Proximity. Asian Survey 1 April 2018; 58 (2): 240–260. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.2.240
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