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Asia Policy Roundtable: India and China at Sea

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The July 2016 issue of Asia Policy, a peer-reviewed and policy-relevant academic journal published by the National Bureau of Asian Research, features a roundtable on “India and China at Sea: A Contest of Status and Legitimacy in the Indian Ocean.” David Brewster, You Ji, Zhu Li, Pramit Pal Chaudhuri, Abhijit Singh, Raja Menon, Darshana M. Baruah, John W. Garver, and Rory Medcalf contributed to the conversation on these two critical naval powers’ interests and roles. India and China at Sea: A Contest of Status and Legitimacy in the Indian Ocean David Brewster China‚Äôs Emerging Indo-Pacific Naval Strategy You Ji The Maritime Silk Road… Read More »Asia Policy Roundtable: India and China at Sea

The Australia-India-Indonesia Trilateral: Fostering Maritime Cooperation between Middle Powers

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The Australia-India-Indonesia (AII) trilateral is an example of how the power structure in Asia has become multipolar. Conceived formally in Bogor in 2017, the AII has gradually progressed through senior-level meetings held in Canberra in 2018 and New Delhi in 2019. The grouping adds to the existing trilaterals in the region, such as the Japan-U.S.-India, Australia-India-Japan, and recent Australia-France-India groupings. The AII also complements the Quad (comprising Australia, India, Japan, and the United States), which has become a pragmatic mode of multilateral cooperation in the Indo-Pacific. Considering the myriad such groupings in the region, this essay examines what value the… Read More »The Australia-India-Indonesia Trilateral: Fostering Maritime Cooperation between Middle Powers