November 06, 2013
Can China Resist “Hegemonism” in Middle East?
Beijing’s growing power and interests in the Persian Gulf will tempt it to embrace hegemonism.
July 09, 2013
Don’t Worry About China’s String of Pearls….Yet
China may have strategic designs in the Indian Ocean but bringing them to fruition will be tough.
July 01, 2013
China Makes Play For Iran’s Chabahar Port
Financing updates to Iran’s Persian Gulf port would significantly strengthen China’s position in the Middle East.
April 09, 2013
Red Star Over the Indian Ocean?
” one contact with a suspected Chinese submarine took place 90 km from Indian soil in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.”
February 09, 2013
Gwadar and the "String of Pearls"
“India should keep watch while holding its fears in check. The sky may fall — but not today.”
May 17, 2012
Should India Fear China's Navy?
There’s a lot of sensationalism over China’s navy. Regardless, India needs its own AirSea Battle concept.
December 17, 2011
China Base a Threat to India Navy?
News that China is considering a Seychelles offer of a base for its ships means a new strategic headache for India’s military planners.
May 31, 2011
How to Track China’s Naval Dreams
Is the talk around the port of Gwadar a sign that China is considering a string of pearls strategy? Anti-air missile batteries will be the first sign.
February 21, 2011
Is China Planning String of Pearls?
Does China have an Indian Ocean ‘String of Pearls’ strategy? Policymakers are likely keeping options open.
September 12, 2010
India Navy Plans Sub Buys
Worried by China’s naval rise in the Indian Ocean, India looks to Project-75.