"The Chinese leadership must have planned what they wanted to achieve in political, economic and military terms, before they had launched their forces in the area. This would include their appreciation about the risks of armed conflicts of some type that may ensue."
Lieutenant General Vijay Oberoi
Lt Gen Vijay Oberoi (Retd) is a Former Vice Chief of Army Staff (VCOAS) and is a prolific writer and defence analyst. He is currently President, of the War Wounded Foundation, Delhi.