India has set a target of 2020 to ensure that its dominance cannot be challenged in the Indian Ocean, a region where China has been making repeated forays, including sending nuclear-powered submarines.
Pakistan would go all out to contain grave threats to peace and security in the Indian Ocean primarily due to nuclearisation started by India
Aziz said Pakistan is third largest Indian Ocean littoral country and as a matter of policy it continues to pursue the goals of realising the economic potential of the region.
Three months ago, the Indian Ocean welcomed its newest submarine force: Bangladesh took delivery of a pair of Chinese Ming-class Type 035B diesel electric submarines, joining a prestigious club of Asian maritime powers.
India no longer wants to be geo-politically contained in South Asia. It is expanding its maritime domain and naval capabilities to fulfill its aspirations as a rising power as well as match up to China.
Admiral Harry Harris, the United States Pacific Command (USPACOM) chief, admits “there is probably nothing that could prevent China from sailing an aircraft carrier into the Indian Ocean today
After nearly three years, the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ended in futility and frustration Tuesday, as crews completed their deep-sea search of a desolate stretch of the Indian Ocean without finding a trace of the plane.
China’s foreign policy is based on four tenets called “Four Lay Outs” (四个布局). They are major powers as key, neighbourhood as the priority
For the nth time in the past few years – the Naval Headquarters at New Delhi has been alarmed. The frequency of Chinese
The People’s Republic of China (PRC) has not so far come out with a codified Indian Ocean Region (IOR) strategy. The country however has a maritime vision involving the IOR in particular. For the first time in a party congress, the Work Report of the 18th Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Congress, held in November 2012, […]