New Report on Alternatives to Militarisation in the Indian Ocean

Issue:Global militarisation

In the Lowy Institute's latest Strategic Snapshot, International Security Program Associate Ashley Townshend explores the strategic dynamics between China and India in the Indian Ocean. While the potential for rivalry exists, Mr Townshend argues that the combination of a skewed distribution of capabilities and collective interest in stability, together with a range of enhanced confidence-building mechanisms, should go a long way to dampening the region's underlying competitive impulses.

Source: Lowy Institute For International Policy

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