World View: China and India Prepare for Border War at Doklam Plateau

A Chinese soldier holds a Chinese flag during Peace Mission-2016 joint military exercises of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in the Edelweiss training area in Balykchy some 200 km from Bishkek on September 19, 2016. The joint anti-terrorism drill involves more than 1,100 troops of Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and China as members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. / AFP / VYACHESLAV OSELEDKO (Photo credit should read VYACHESLAV OSELEDKO/AFP/Getty Images)
Contents: India reinforces its military in preparation for war; Bhutan makes it clear to China that its ally is India; SCMP: China and India on brink of war that could spread to the Indian Ocean