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China & Indian Ocean

Chah Bahar’s Imperatives to Emerge as Flagship of Iran-India Strategic Partnership

Paper No. 6204                                  Dated 13-Dec-2016

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Chah Bahar Port in Eastern Iran and Gwadar in Western Pakistan, both on the North Arabian Sea littoral have emerged as the latest chess-pieces in the maritime Great Power Game unfolding between India and China in the Indian Ocean.

China’s naval base in Pakistan Revealed – China’s New Global Game

Paper No. 6203                                Dated 06-Dec-2016

By Bhaskar Roy

Talking to The Express Tribune (Nov 25, 2016) Pakistani naval officers revealed that Chinese naval ships would be deployed at the Gwadar Sea Port to safeguard the port and trade under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). 

China: Military Modernization in Xi Jinping Era- Implications for Foreign Policy

Paper No. 6019                                Dated 12=Oct-2015

By D. S. Rajan

“Nations like Russia and China have been pursuing military modernization programs to close the technology gap with the United States. They’re developing platforms designed to thwart our traditional advantages of power projection and freedom of movement.”- US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter (Washington, September 16, 2015).

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