Dr Vijay Sakhuja is former Director National Maritime Foundation, New Delhi.

Contributions 
Japan Promotes Indo-Pacific in African Strategic Thinking In his opening address at the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD), Prime Minister Abe sought support from the African nations to join hands with Japan and work together to “safeguard the Indo-Pacific, which connects Af...

India and France Join Hands to Deliver ‘Public Goods at Sea’ Among the many facets of India-France bilateral relations, cooperation in the maritime domain has been high on the agenda. Maritime security with strong constabulary elements, exchange of information on White Shipping, Varuna series of naval exercise...

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...

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