In a report given to the US Congress of the US Intelligence Agency on April 13, it has been told that tensions between the India-China border may deepen further. The report said that amid nuclear tensions with India and Pakistan, it seems that India, under the leadership of PM Modi, can respond to the provocation of Pakistan with the military force.
The Officer of Director National Intelligence (ODNI) has told the US Congress in its annual report that the possibility of war between the two is very less, but the situation may be more serious.
ODNI is required to submit this report to the US Congress and the American people under the protocol.
What is the report on Indo-Pak relations?
‘There is little chance of a full-fledged war between India and Pakistan. But the relationship between the two countries is going to be fierce. And it can happen from both sides’
Due to increasing tension, there is a high probability of confrontation in both countries, from above both countries are equipped with nuclear power. Violent incidents in Kashmir or military attacks in India could be potential flashpoints.
What is the report on India-China relations?
It has been said in the report that tension between India and China is likely to continue. Since May 2020, the most serious incident of this decade has been in the bustling area of China. The recent incident has been the biggest tension on the border since 1975.
What else did the report say?
The American Intelligence Report states that the American people will be directly or indirectly threatened by internal, interstate disputes and instability in many countries.
Competition for power, resources, ethnic conflicts and ideology are likely to lead to rebellion and civil war in many countries.
Apart from Indo-Pak and Indo-China relations, regional tensions have also been discussed in this report. The report states that humanitarian crisis, instability can have an impact on the American people, which is directly related to American security.
The report also mentions Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria in which there is also a possibility of violence between Iran and Israel. At the same time, security of Libya and other disputed, troubled areas such as Africa, Asia and Middle East have been discussed.