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The four crucial energy junctions have very distinctly emerged in quadrilateral corners of South Asia, where India stands to be the central actor These junctions are the India-Nepal-China junction in the north; the India-Pakistan-Afghanistan-Iran junction in the west; the India-Sri Lanka-Maldives junction in the south; and, finally, the India-Bhutan-Bangladesh-Myanmar and Southeast Asia junction in the east
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India’s choices remain circumscribed by the fact that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor—the flagship project of the Belt and Road Initiative—not only violates India’s sovereignty with its projects running across Pakistani-occupied Kashmir, but Beijing now calls this disputed territory ‘Pakistan’ without explaining the why and how of this policy shift.
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