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Chinese Navy Holds Rare Live-Fire Drill in Western Indian Ocean
August 28, 2017
Chinese Navy Holds Rare Live-Fire Drill in Western Indian Ocean
PLAN vessels practices strikes against surface ships of an unnamed "enemy" navy.
Chinese Navy Holds Rare Live-Fire Drill in Western Indian Ocean
Chinese Navy Task Group Visits Pakistan With a Focus on Increasing Interoperability
June 14, 2017
Chinese Navy Task Group Visits Pakistan With a Focus on Increasing Interoperability
Three Chinese warships are in Pakistan for a four-day visit that will include training exercises.
Chinese Navy Task Group Visits Pakistan With a Focus on Increasing Interoperability
It's Official: India's Modi Will Meet Trump At Last
June 14, 2017
It's Official: India's Modi Will Meet Trump At Last
The meeting will be the first between the two leaders and a chance for Modi to lock in continuity in U.S.-India ties.
It's Official: India's Modi Will Meet Trump At Last
Indian Ocean Rim Association Concludes First-Ever Leaders' Summit
March 08, 2017
Indian Ocean Rim Association Concludes First-Ever Leaders' Summit
Is the Indian Ocean Rim Association looking to raise its profile?
Indian Ocean Rim Association Concludes First-Ever Leaders' Summit
The Chinese Navy's Djibouti Base: A 'Support Facility' or Something More?
February 27, 2017
The Chinese Navy's Djibouti Base: A 'Support Facility' or Something More?
China says its facility in Djibouti will amount to little more than a "support facility."
The Chinese Navy's Djibouti Base: A 'Support Facility' or Something More?
Why China’s Submarine Deal With Bangladesh Matters
January 20, 2017
Why China’s Submarine Deal With Bangladesh Matters
A deeper look at Dhaka’s role in an intensifying Great Game in the Indian Ocean.
Why China’s Submarine Deal With Bangladesh Matters
Lessons in Military Cooperation From Indian Ocean Counter-Piracy Ops
December 03, 2016
Lessons in Military Cooperation From Indian Ocean Counter-Piracy Ops
What can the lessons of naval cooperation in countering piracy off Somalia teach us?
Lessons in Military Cooperation From Indian Ocean Counter-Piracy Ops
India-Japan Military Aircraft Deal Faces Further Delays
November 15, 2016
India-Japan Military Aircraft Deal Faces Further Delays
India’s MOD is seeking clarification over the Indian Navy’s requirement for 12 amphibious aircraft from Japan.
India-Japan Military Aircraft Deal Faces Further Delays
China, Sri Lankan Set to Finalize Agreements For Hambantota Port Phase 2
October 31, 2016
China, Sri Lankan Set to Finalize Agreements For Hambantota Port Phase 2
China and Sri Lanka are expected to move forward on Hambantota port in November 2016.
China, Sri Lankan Set to Finalize Agreements For Hambantota Port Phase 2
Commonwealth Withdrawal Highlights Challenges in Maldives
October 24, 2016
Commonwealth Withdrawal Highlights Challenges in Maldives
Maldives withdrew from the Commonwealth in October, further highlighting its democratic backsliding.
Commonwealth Withdrawal Highlights Challenges in Maldives
A Second Russian Nuclear Attack Submarine for India?
October 20, 2016
A Second Russian Nuclear Attack Submarine for India?
India may be slated to take delivery of a second Russian nuclear attack submarine in the early 2020s.
A Second Russian Nuclear Attack Submarine for India?
India’s Most Powerful Destroyer: Navy to Launch Second Project 15B Warship
September 16, 2016
India’s Most Powerful Destroyer: Navy to Launch Second Project 15B Warship
The stealth guided missile destroyer will be launched in Mumbai on September 17.
India’s Most Powerful Destroyer: Navy to Launch Second Project 15B Warship
Understanding the Strategic Logic Behind the US-India Military Logistics Pact
September 14, 2016
Understanding the Strategic Logic Behind the US-India Military Logistics Pact
The U.S.-India Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement benefits both countries.
Understanding the Strategic Logic Behind the US-India Military Logistics Pact
Maldives Criminal Court Seeks Arrest of Opposition Leaders, Including Former President
August 31, 2016
Maldives Criminal Court Seeks Arrest of Opposition Leaders, Including Former President
A group of opposition leaders reportedly met recently in Sri Lanka.
Maldives Criminal Court Seeks Arrest of Opposition Leaders, Including Former President
Modi’s Africa Visit: Toward Greater Cooperation in Maritime Security
July 18, 2016
Modi’s Africa Visit: Toward Greater Cooperation in Maritime Security
India can emerge as a maritime security leader with African states bordering the Indian Ocean.
Modi’s Africa Visit: Toward Greater Cooperation in Maritime Security
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