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India, US Conduct Anti-Submarine Warfare Drill in Indian Ocean
April 16, 2019
India, US Conduct Anti-Submarine Warfare Drill in Indian Ocean
The Indian and U.S. navies practiced submarine hunting in the Indian Ocean earlier this week.
India, US Conduct Anti-Submarine Warfare Drill in Indian Ocean
India, Sri Lanka Conclude Agreement on Countering Drug and Human Trafficking
April 09, 2019
India, Sri Lanka Conclude Agreement on Countering Drug and Human Trafficking
Drugs and human trafficking were at the center of recent talks.
India, Sri Lanka Conclude Agreement on Countering Drug and Human Trafficking
Mission Shakti and Beyond: Breaking Down India’s Anti-Satellite Test
April 02, 2019
Mission Shakti and Beyond: Breaking Down India’s Anti-Satellite Test
India’s prime minister has declared the country a “space superpower.”
Mission Shakti and Beyond: Breaking Down India’s Anti-Satellite Test
Sri Lanka Will Get a $3.9 Billion Refinery Next to China-Run Hambantota Port
March 20, 2019
Sri Lanka Will Get a $3.9 Billion Refinery Next to China-Run Hambantota Port
Sri Lanka's export earnings may rise as much as $7 billion because of the refinery.
Sri Lanka Will Get a $3.9 Billion Refinery Next to China-Run Hambantota Port
Royal Australian Navy Task Group Arrives in Sri Lanka for Indo-Pacific Endeavor 2019 Exercises
March 18, 2019
Royal Australian Navy Task Group Arrives in Sri Lanka for Indo-Pacific Endeavor 2019 Exercises
Four vessels—HMAS Canberra, HMAS Success, HMAS Newcastle, and HMAS Parramata—arrived in Sri Lanka.
Royal Australian Navy Task Group Arrives in Sri Lanka for Indo-Pacific Endeavor 2019 Exercises
International Court of Justice Rules UK Must End Administration of Chagos Islands
February 26, 2019
International Court of Justice Rules UK Must End Administration of Chagos Islands
Britain had unlawfully carved up Mauritius, an international court has ruled.
International Court of Justice Rules UK Must End Administration of Chagos Islands
Top US, Maldives Diplomats Meet in Washington
February 21, 2019
Top US, Maldives Diplomats Meet in Washington
The meeting marks the highest-level interaction between the two countries since a change in government in Malé.
Top US, Maldives Diplomats Meet in Washington
India, Maldives Recalibrate Their Bilateral Relationship With Modi-Solih Summit
December 18, 2018
India, Maldives Recalibrate Their Bilateral Relationship With Modi-Solih Summit
In New Delhi, the Maldives’ new president pledges to implement an ”India first” foreign policy.
India, Maldives Recalibrate Their Bilateral Relationship With Modi-Solih Summit
China Dispatches New Naval Fleet for Gulf of Aden Escort Mission
December 11, 2018
China Dispatches New Naval Fleet for Gulf of Aden Escort Mission
The PLAN's deployments to the western Indian Ocean region continue.
China Dispatches New Naval Fleet for Gulf of Aden Escort Mission
A Missionary's Death in India's Highly Securitized Andaman Islands
November 30, 2018
A Missionary's Death in India's Highly Securitized Andaman Islands
Or how a US neomissionary's tragic evangelizing to a “primitive” tribe has left India's security mechanism at war with itself.
A Missionary's Death in India's Highly Securitized Andaman Islands
India and the Maldives: Back on Track?
November 30, 2018
India and the Maldives: Back on Track?
Recent changes have provided an opening for both sides to recalibrate ties.
India and the Maldives: Back on Track?
Indian Ocean Naval Symposium: Advancing India’s Interests in the IOR
November 15, 2018
Indian Ocean Naval Symposium: Advancing India’s Interests in the IOR
Eyes on IONS: Can the platform be India’s vehicle to realize its ambitions in the Indian Ocean Region?
Indian Ocean Naval Symposium: Advancing India’s Interests in the IOR
Asian Rivalries and the Sri Lankan Constitutional Crisis
October 31, 2018
Asian Rivalries and the Sri Lankan Constitutional Crisis
India must not err too far on the side of caution as events play out in Sri Lanka.
Asian Rivalries and the Sri Lankan Constitutional Crisis
Sri Lanka, the Indian Ocean, and the New Era of Great Power Competition
October 29, 2018
Sri Lanka, the Indian Ocean, and the New Era of Great Power Competition
How will Sri Lanka manage a new era in the Indian Ocean?
Sri Lanka, the Indian Ocean, and the New Era of Great Power Competition
Don't Count on the Maldives Sharply Swinging Away From China
October 02, 2018
Don't Count on the Maldives Sharply Swinging Away From China
The country's newly elected president, Ibu Solih, is unlikely to fundamentally pull the Maldives away from China.
Don't Count on the Maldives Sharply Swinging Away From China
Maldives Voters Grant Decisive Victory to Opposition Candidate in Blow to Pro-China Leader
September 24, 2018
Maldives Voters Grant Decisive Victory to Opposition Candidate in Blow to Pro-China Leader
The result is a triumph for democracy in the Maldives, with a historic turnout of more than 85 percent.
Maldives Voters Grant Decisive Victory to Opposition Candidate in Blow to Pro-China Leader
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