SSridhar wrote:TK, even the USN wouldn't do that deliberately and you want us to do so? Let's be pragmatic. Let's first catch a Chinese trawler.
SS sir, US can't do Doklam also. US doesn't have the advantages that India has.
For example if US has to do a doklam, it has to first ask India to not interfere, then US has to have boots on the ground (all trained and acclamatised boots, then hardware etc). On the ground means in Bhutan. For that it has to have Bhutan as a vassal, then only they can do a doklam.
US has trained boots and also hardware, but doesn't have the diplomatic strength nor political strength nor political will.
Doklam is strategic strength of India as India could do a Bangladesh to Tibet at any time, it's just a "jhalak" that we have shown because of the new rejuvenated political will.
Similarly, it's time we did the doklam in Indian ocean, and say sorry, we didn't mean it, please forgive us and all the "natak" and defuse the situation, a 'la doklam. That only India could do. It will permanently dent the Chinese confidence in Indian ocean.