China, India border stand-off ends … for now

China and India have agreed to de-escalate a tense border stand-off between the two countries that, for a time, looked on its way to actual armed conflict between the two nuclear-armed rivals. For 70 days Indian and Chinese troops faced off on a plateau in the Himalayan mountain kingdom of Bhutan, but this week suddenly decided [...]

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Jon E. Dougherty is a political, foreign policy and national security analyst and reporter with nearly 30 years of experience in both fields. A U.S. Army veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom, he holds BA in Political Science from Ashford University and an MA in National Security Studies/Intelligence Analysis from American Military University.