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China Buys Hambantota Port: Should India Be Concerned?
July 29, 2017
China Buys Hambantota Port: Should India Be Concerned?
The deal assuaged some Indian concerns, but China's economic dominance over Sri Lanka is still a worry.
China Buys Hambantota Port: Should India Be Concerned?
The Bay of Bengal Naval Arms Race
December 30, 2016
The Bay of Bengal Naval Arms Race
As Bangladesh and Myanmar build up their navies, India and China compete to supply equipment.
The Bay of Bengal Naval Arms Race
China and Sri Lanka: Between a Dream and a Nightmare
November 18, 2016
China and Sri Lanka: Between a Dream and a Nightmare
Colombo is realizing the unintended strategic consequences of closer ties with Beijing.
China and Sri Lanka: Between a Dream and a Nightmare
Expanding US-Japan-India Cooperation in the Indian Ocean
April 08, 2016
Expanding US-Japan-India Cooperation in the Indian Ocean
The Indian Ocean is featuring more prominently in discussions among the three Asian giants.
Expanding US-Japan-India Cooperation in the Indian Ocean
India’s ‘Look West’ Maritime Diplomacy
October 04, 2015
India’s ‘Look West’ Maritime Diplomacy
Recent developments show that India’s attention is very much on the Indian Ocean.
India’s ‘Look West’ Maritime Diplomacy
Anti-Submarine Operations in the Indian Ocean
September 09, 2015
Anti-Submarine Operations in the Indian Ocean
There is a shared realization that strategic stability in maritime Asia can no longer be taken for granted.
Anti-Submarine Operations in the Indian Ocean
Game Changers? Chinese Submarines in the Indian Ocean
July 06, 2015
Game Changers? Chinese Submarines in the Indian Ocean
The presence of Chinese submarines in India’s strategic “backyard” requires a more effective response from India.
Game Changers? Chinese Submarines in the Indian Ocean
India-France Relations: Look to the Indian Ocean
June 04, 2015
India-France Relations: Look to the Indian Ocean
“At a grand strategic level, France and India’s interests in the Indian Ocean are closely aligned.”
India-France Relations: Look to the Indian Ocean
Modi’s China Visit: Engagement with Purpose
May 15, 2015
Modi’s China Visit: Engagement with Purpose
The PM’s trip comes as India seeks to engage with an increasingly powerful neighbor.
Modi’s China Visit: Engagement with Purpose
India’s Key to Sri Lanka: Maritime Infrastructure Development
March 31, 2015
India’s Key to Sri Lanka: Maritime Infrastructure Development
To surpass China in Sri Lanka, India needs to pursue proactive and dynamic diplomacy.
India’s Key to Sri Lanka: Maritime Infrastructure Development
Modi's Trip and China’s Islands: The Battle for the Indian Ocean
March 11, 2015
Modi's Trip and China’s Islands: The Battle for the Indian Ocean
With his Indian Ocean tour, the PM aims to counter Chinese influence among small island nations.
Modi's Trip and China’s Islands: The Battle for the Indian Ocean
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Prepares for an Indian Ocean Tour
March 06, 2015
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Prepares for an Indian Ocean Tour
Modi will visit Mauritius, Sri Lanka, and the Seychelles. A planned visit to the Maldives has been cancelled.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Prepares for an Indian Ocean Tour
Sri Lanka May Bar Port Visits by Chinese Submarines
March 03, 2015
Sri Lanka May Bar Port Visits by Chinese Submarines
The new Sri Lankan government will not allow Chinese submarines to dock
Sri Lanka May Bar Port Visits by Chinese Submarines
Creating a Security Architecture for the Indian Ocean
February 25, 2015
Creating a Security Architecture for the Indian Ocean
To provide security in the Indian Ocean, we need multilateral cooperation from India, Japan, the U.S., and Australia.
Creating a Security Architecture for the Indian Ocean
The Small Islands Holding the Key to the Indian Ocean
February 24, 2015
The Small Islands Holding the Key to the Indian Ocean
Small islands dotting the Indian Ocean are emerging at the center stage of great power politics.
The Small Islands Holding the Key to the Indian Ocean
China Boosts Submarine Fleets for Indian Ocean Allies
February 13, 2015
China Boosts Submarine Fleets for Indian Ocean Allies
China is equipping its allies for the underwater struggle for supremacy in the Indian Ocean.
China Boosts Submarine Fleets for Indian Ocean Allies
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