April 16, 2019
Australia’s Cocos Islands Cannot Replace America’s Troubled Diego Garcia
By Samuel Bashfield
As U.S. defense planners consider the potential closure of Diego Garcia, they should know the limits of the Cocos Islands.
February 28, 2018
Indian Ocean Update: The Crisis in the Maldives and India's Play at Duqm
By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
The Diplomat's editors discuss Indian Ocean geopolitics, including the Maldives crisis and the significance of Duqm.
February 14, 2018
India Gains Access to Oman's Duqm Port, Putting the Indian Ocean Geopolitical Contest in the Spotlight
By Ankit Panda
Duqm adds an important node to a growing network of facilities in the Indian Ocean held by actors with interests in preserving the status quo.