Salami Slicing strategy
- June 26, 2020
- Posted by: admin1
- Category: DPN Topics
China made intrusion into Galwan Valley, Hot Springs and Pangong Tso areas in Eastern Ladakh. This is seen as Chinese ‘salami slicing’ attempt to shift the Sino-India LAC further west in the disputed region
- In military terms, salami slicing is described as a strategy that involves divide and conquer process of threats and alliances to overcome opposition and acquire new territories.
- It is series of many small actions, often performed by clandestine means, that as an accumulated whole produces a much larger action or result that would be difficult or unlawful to perform all at once.
- In the context of China, salami slicing denotes its strategy of territorial expansion in the South China Sea and the Himalayan regions.