Can BRICS overcome China-India border fight to cement alliance?

Over the past decade, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping have held hands at the annual BRICS summit, a gathering of the world’s emerging economies led by Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.However, no public displays of unity are expected this year while relations between India and China are in free fall over the worst border dispute in decades.The parallels between the Doklam stand-off in 2017 and the present conflict are revealing. On June 16, 2017…