With In­dia in mind, China elevates Ti­bet com­mand

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BEIJING: China has el­e­vated au­thor­ity of its Ti­bet Mil­i­tary Com­mand as part of prepa­ra­tions for a pos­si­ble con­flict with In­dia, state me­dia re­ported on Fri­day, adding the for­ma­tion will be un­der the Peo­ple’s Lib­er­a­tion Army (PLA). Plac­ing the Ti­bet com­mand di­rectly un­der PLA shows the gov­ern­ment could be ready­ing it to “un­der­take some kind of mil­i­tary com­bat mis­sion in the fu­ture”, a source told tabloid Global Times. >> P19

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