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Indian Ocean Dialogue - 2015
Sep 28, 2015

Indian Ocean Dialogue - 2015

Perth hosted the second edition of the Indian Ocean Dialogue from September 5-7. Eighty-seven officials and representatives from think tanks and civil societies participated in the proceedings. The dialogue concluded with the release of the Perth Consensus.

Indian Ocean Dialogue 2014
May 09, 2014

Indian Ocean Dialogue 2014

Observer Research Foundation, with support from the Ministry of External Affairs, hosted the Indian Ocean Dialogue 2014. The event witnessed participation of delegates from the far corners of the Indian Ocean and beyond, capturing the vastness and diversity of the region.

Indian Ocean Region: What India does, China now wants to do better
Jan 19, 2022

Indian Ocean Region: What India does, China now wants to do better

The recent visit made by the Chinese Foreign Minister to Maldives, Sri Lanka, and Comoros showcases its renewed interest in the Indian Ocean Region

#Indian Ocean region: दक्षिण एशिया और हिंद महासागर क्षेत्र में चीन को मिल रही हैं चुनौतियां
Jun 01, 2022

#Indian Ocean region: दक्षिण एशिया और हिंद महासागर क्षेत्र में चीन को मिल रही हैं चुनौतियां

जिस तरह इस क्षेत्र में तेज़ी से परिस्थितियां बदल रही हैं �

#Indian Ocean Region: हिंद महासागर के क्षेत्र में सुरक्षा नेटवर्क की तरफ़ बढ़ते क़दम
Jul 30, 2023

#Indian Ocean Region: हिंद महासागर के क्षेत्र में सुरक्षा नेटवर्क की तरफ़ बढ़ते क़दम

सुरक्षा प्रदान करने के मामले में ‘कोलंबो सुरक्षा कॉन्क्�

#Indian Ocean Region: हिंद महासागर के क्षेत्र में सुरक्षा नेटवर्क की तरफ़ बढ़ते क़दम
Mar 15, 2022

#Indian Ocean Region: हिंद महासागर के क्षेत्र में सुरक्षा नेटवर्क की तरफ़ बढ़ते क़दम

सुरक्षा प्रदान करने के मामले में ‘कोलंबो सुरक्षा कॉन्क्�

After Male's defence pact with US, India needs to check over-crowding of Indian Ocean strategic space
Sep 22, 2020

After Male's defence pact with US, India needs to check over-crowding of Indian Ocean strategic space

There is a real possibility of the neighbourhood Indian Ocean waters getting over-crowded sooner or later with defence pacts and multiple navies criss

All out at sea: on India’s engagements in the Indian Ocean
May 16, 2019

All out at sea: on India’s engagements in the Indian Ocean

India’s engagements in the Indian Ocean reveal a tactically proactive but strategically defensive mindset

Answering big questions about Türkiye in the Indian Ocean
Apr 18, 2024

Answering big questions about Türkiye in the Indian Ocean

Türkiye current outreach and aspirations in the Indian Ocean are largely opportunistic rather than part of a grand strategy

Australia, India, Indonesia: A Trilateral Dialogue on Indian Ocean
Sep 17, 2013

Australia, India, Indonesia: A Trilateral Dialogue on Indian Ocean

Ashok Malik sets the agenda for the upcoming Indian Ocean Region - Association for Regional Cooperation Dialogue, steered by the three nations.

Beijing’s growing forays: The first China-Indian Ocean Region Forum
Dec 03, 2022

Beijing’s growing forays: The first China-Indian Ocean Region Forum

Is the newly instated China’s Indian Ocean Region Forum a sign of China’s growing desire for a larger presence in the region?

Can IORA aid maritime security efforts in the Indian Ocean?
May 14, 2024

Can IORA aid maritime security efforts in the Indian Ocean?

Maritime security in the Indian Ocean needs to be conceptualised. Thus, a rethink about injecting momentum into collective regional cooperation via IO

Can the Western Indian Ocean region be a game changer for India?
Mar 11, 2019

Can the Western Indian Ocean region be a game changer for India?

The Western Indian Ocean region’s geographical proximity and its rich natural resources, provides India with a great opportunity to increase its mar

Challenges in Indian Ocean : United we stand
Nov 22, 2010

Challenges in Indian Ocean : United we stand

The changing world order in the post cold war era has heralded the rise of economic globalization which has been dominated by the desire for symbiotic cooperation and economic intercourse between states.

China and India Jostle in the Indian Ocean
Dec 05, 2022

China and India Jostle in the Indian Ocean

This has been a longstanding policy of China, but more recently, Beijing has been perturbed by New Delhi’s proactive push in China’s periphery along the wider Indo-Pacific. Beijing is attempting to portray itself as the new leader in the emerging multipolar world

China's maritime quest in the Indian Ocean: New Delhi's options
Apr 21, 2018

China's maritime quest in the Indian Ocean: New Delhi's options

India’s inability to develop interdependencies with neighbouring countries, both economically and strategically, has left a void that China has dutifully filled. There still remains a window for India to correct its past mistakes and develop a concerted strategy to regain influence in the region.

China: Vision for Tibet-Indian Ocean Trade Route
Sep 21, 2005

China: Vision for Tibet-Indian Ocean Trade Route

The People's Republic of China (PRC) is now revealing, more assertively than before, its high expectations with regard to the opening up of Sino-Indian border trade specifically through revival of Yadong (Shigatse, Tibet) Trade Post, which was set up on May 10,

Chinese N-subs in the Indian Ocean and Indian naval concerns
Apr 14, 2015

Chinese N-subs in the Indian Ocean and Indian naval concerns

The deployment of a Chinese nuclear submarine - presumably a Type 093 Shang-class - as part of the anti-piracy patrol of two ships and a supply vessel operating off the Gulf of Aden has set alarm bells ringing loudly in the Indian Navy. The implications of such a strategically significant move are simply enormous.

Colombo Security Conclave: A New Minilateral for the Indian Ocean?
Aug 19, 2021

Colombo Security Conclave: A New Minilateral for the Indian Ocean?

India’s sees subregional engagement, like the expanding Colombo Security Conclave, as critical for securing its strategic interests.

Countering Chinese assertiveness: India’s changing posture in the Indian Ocean
Jan 02, 2021

Countering Chinese assertiveness: India’s changing posture in the Indian Ocean

The Indian Ocean is important to China because Chinese trade and energy resources transit this route.

Deciphering China-Pakistan naval exercises in the Indian Ocean
Nov 20, 2023

Deciphering China-Pakistan naval exercises in the Indian Ocean

Pakistan’s maritime strategy in the Indian Ocean pivots around engagement with China. But the strategy also has a diplomatic dimension that should n

Delaying elections will only strengthen radicals and endanger Indian Ocean: Nasheed
Apr 18, 2012

Delaying elections will only strengthen radicals and endanger Indian Ocean: Nasheed

If Maldives becomes the biggest radical Islamic cell using the present political situation in the country, it would affect every nation in the Indian Ocean region as a huge part of trade in the Indian Ocean passes through the Maldives, according to former President Mr. Muhamed Nasheed.

Developing a regional Single Window System in the Indian Ocean Region
Jun 02, 2023

Developing a regional Single Window System in the Indian Ocean Region

India and Australia can support the development of a Single Window System in fellow Indian Ocean Region states for trade facilitation at the regional

From India to the Indian Ocean, govt's foreign policy has been floundering for years
Jun 11, 2018

From India to the Indian Ocean, govt's foreign policy has been floundering for years

With displays of outright incompetence in many situations, the thin-on-talent Modi government has bungled its way through four years of diplomacy and policy without any sign of course correction.

Geo-economics key to counter China in the Indian Ocean
Sep 30, 2015

Geo-economics key to counter China in the Indian Ocean

Although neither India nor China envisions participating in decisive naval battles given the interdependent nature of the world order, naval suasion continues in the Indian Ocean. The underlying strength for control of the Indian Ocean, however, is not geopolitical but economic power.

High likelihood of China coming in to Indian Ocean, says Bengal Governor
Nov 27, 2013

High likelihood of China coming in to Indian Ocean, says Bengal Governor

West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan thinks that India must carve out an area of influence for herself as China has made it clear that it is not going to restrict itself to Western Pacific, and so, there is high likelihood that China will come into the Indian Ocean because of its interest in oil.

Importance of leading the Indian Ocean neighbours
Sep 11, 2014

Importance of leading the Indian Ocean neighbours

In the 21st century global and regional contexts, it's too much for India and its southern neighbours to expect the US to stay away from the region, militarily. If the US is there, the assumption is that China will not be far away. India can make a difference to what could emerge as the re-emergence of a 'new cold war' in this region.

India (re)discovers the Indian Ocean
Aug 23, 2019

India (re)discovers the Indian Ocean

Disputes with Pakistan and China limit India’s sea projection. But the country has a growing need to protect vital sea routes and this changes its approach. Ties with America and Russia influence New Delhi’s posture

India and France in the Indian Ocean: The making of a new strategic partnership
May 21, 2022

India and France in the Indian Ocean: The making of a new strategic partnership

India and France's shared maritime security and geopolitical interests in the Indo-Pacific encourage the two nations to strengthen their strategic mar

India at the Centre of the Indian Ocean Submarine Cable Network: Trusted Connectivity in Practice
Apr 06, 2023

India at the Centre of the Indian Ocean Submarine Cable Network: Trusted Connectivity in Practice

India is on its way to becoming “the Saudi Arabia of data”. This brief argues that India enjoys unmatched advantages of demography, economy, and geography and could be a hub of the submarine cable network that would facilitate the transport of data across the Indian Ocean. India’s public and private sectors should leverage these advantages to push the country to the centrestage of connectivity across the region and beyond. India’s

India has a bigger worry than LAC. China now expanding military footprint in Indian Ocean
Jun 12, 2020

India has a bigger worry than LAC. China now expanding military footprint in Indian Ocean

The Navy needs a strategy of distant power projection. By employing a plan for sustained presence in the Western Pacific, New Delhi can show its resolve to Beijing.

India is Embracing a ‘Net Security Provider’ Role in the Indian Ocean Region
Mar 11, 2024

India is Embracing a ‘Net Security Provider’ Role in the Indian Ocean Region

New infrastructure built by India in Mauritius demonstrates New Delhi’s commitment to cementing its security presence in the IOR.

India's Indian Ocean paradox
Sep 08, 2017

India's Indian Ocean paradox

Political rhetoric on India's leadership in the Indian Ocean isn't matched by the facts on the ground.