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Who's Afraid of a Free and Open Indo-Pacific?
February 07, 2018
Who's Afraid of a Free and Open Indo-Pacific?
The concert of the Indo-Pacific can consult on a range of issues, but what will their next concrete steps be?
Who's Afraid of a Free and Open Indo-Pacific?
Trouble in Paradise: How India Can Respond to the Crisis in the Maldives
February 07, 2018
Trouble in Paradise: How India Can Respond to the Crisis in the Maldives
How should India respond to Abdulla Yameen's blatant disregard for democratic principles?
Trouble in Paradise: How India Can Respond to the Crisis in the Maldives
A Political Crisis Deepens in the Maldives: The Geopolitical Stakes for India and Its Options
February 06, 2018
A Political Crisis Deepens in the Maldives: The Geopolitical Stakes for India and Its Options
Indian policymakers will weigh the pros and cons of various measures in the coming days. Will New Delhi intervene?
A Political Crisis Deepens in the Maldives: The Geopolitical Stakes for India and Its Options
Trump Must Act Now on US-India Defense Relations
January 26, 2018
Trump Must Act Now on US-India Defense Relations
Realizing the full potential of the new Major Defense Partner status means acting now.
Trump Must Act Now on US-India Defense Relations
In 2017, US Freedom of Navigation Operations Targeted 10 Asian Countries — Not Just China
January 25, 2018
In 2017, US Freedom of Navigation Operations Targeted 10 Asian Countries — Not Just China
U.S. freedom of navigation operations aren't just about China and the South China Sea.
In 2017, US Freedom of Navigation Operations Targeted 10 Asian Countries — Not Just China
Does Debt Pay? China and the Politics of Investment in Sri Lanka
January 20, 2018
Does Debt Pay? China and the Politics of Investment in Sri Lanka
What are the sources and impact of China's economic leverage over Sri Lanka?
Does Debt Pay? China and the Politics of Investment in Sri Lanka
India's Lone <em>Arihant</em>-class SSBN Has Been Out of Service for Months
January 09, 2018
India's Lone Arihant-class SSBN Has Been Out of Service for Months
The Indian Navy has a serious submarine operations problem.
India's Lone Arihant-class SSBN Has Been Out of Service for Months
Sri Lanka Formally Hands Over Hambantota Port to Chinese Firms on 99-Year Lease
December 11, 2017
Sri Lanka Formally Hands Over Hambantota Port to Chinese Firms on 99-Year Lease
The Sri Lankan government has given assurances that the port will not be used for military ends.
Sri Lanka Formally Hands Over Hambantota Port to Chinese Firms on 99-Year Lease
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
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