The Australian Vantage Point

David Brewster

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    The most significant strategic developments in the Indian Ocean over the last decade have been the rise of India as a major regional power and the development of a closer strategic relationship between New Delhi and Washington. Today the strategic concern in the Indian Ocean is the Chinese effort to project its blue water navy. This concern envisions China developing strategic relationships and naval bases throughout the Indian Ocean intended to encircle India in the so-called String of Pearls.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationIndo-Pacific Maritime Security in the 21st Century. Proceedings of an International Conference
    EditorsThomas G. Mahnken
    Place of PublicationSydney
    PublisherLowy Institute for International Policy
    Publication statusPublished - 2013
    EventIndo-Pacific Maritime Security in the 21st Century - Sydney, Australia
    Duration: 1 Jan 2013 → …


    ConferenceIndo-Pacific Maritime Security in the 21st Century
    Period1/01/13 → …
    Other21-22 February 2011


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