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Marine Debris Worry Indian and Indonesian Leaders The ‘Shared Vision of India-Indonesia Maritime Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific’1 announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Joko Widodo of Indonesia lists several issues for practical cooperation. Broadly, the leaders iden...

Is ‘Democratic Quad’ a Viable Construct? The Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (QSD) members - Australia, India, Japan and the United States (US) - met in June 2018 in Singapore on the sidelines of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) senior officials’ meeting, and later issue...

India Gains Access to Sabang -A Road Map for Economic and Sustainable Development Opinion pieces, columns and news reports in India are rife with the belief that the Sabang Port in East Sumatra, Indonesia, will be developed by India for strategic purposes. Many scholars and analysts have vehemently argued that Sabang would serve a...

हिन्द महासागर में चीन द्वारा समुद्री-आधारभूत संरचना से जुडी परियोजनाओं का संचालन: ऋण एवं पट्टेदारी समझौते हिन्द महासागर से जुड़े समकालीन विमर्श में आर्थिक गलियारों, जुडाव और बंदरगाह परियोजनाएं और साथ ह...

Commentary: China’s Maritime Infrastructure Projects in the Indian Ocean: Lend and Lease Agreements Economic corridors, connectivity and port projects, and strategic access arrangements in the Indian Ocean Region resonate in the contemporary oration. Further, China’s 21st Century Maritime Silk Road (MSR), under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI),...

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