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China intrudes into Arunachal, but Indian Foreign Ministry in denial

Mao Zedong famously said that Tibet was the “palm of China” while  Ladakh, Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan and the North-East Frontier Agency (NEFA, present-day Arunachal Pradesh) were its fingers. Deng Xiaoping repeated this and Xi Jinping, who was a secretary in the Ministry of National Defense when China invaded Vietnam in 1979, followed it assiduously. Mao annexed […]