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With China’s military modernisation speeding up and its navy expanding, increasing military assertiveness is becoming evident in China’s international behaviour.

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Though it had fought the US in the canada goose deals Korean war and lost 150,000 lives, including that of Mao Zedong’s pilot son, it entered into an entente with the US against the Soviet Union.

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It was to demonstrate to China the credibility of the US as a covert ally that Henry Kissinger ordered the USS Enterprise mission into the Bay of Bengal during the last days of the Bangladesh war.

The Chinese are masters of statecraft and strategy. In the wake of Chiang Kai shek’s defeat, when they faced a hostile United States, they allied themselves with the Soviet Union, and when Canada Goose sale they had problems with the USSR, they switched to a covert alliance with the US.

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Similarly, while Krishna Menon committed many mistakes in our defence policy vis a vis China, he recognised instinctively that when a country goes for purchase of fighter aircraft and transfer of technology, it is not a mere procurement decision but a geo strategic one.

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