India and China at Sea: A Contest of Status and Legitimacy in the Indian Ocean

India and China at Sea
A Contest of Status and Legitimacy in the Indian Ocean

by John W. Garver, Darshana M. Baruah, David Brewster, Pramit Pal Chaudhuri, Raja Menon, Zhu Li, Rory Medcalf, Abhijit Singh, and You Ji
July 27, 2016

This Asia Policy roundtable brings together leading scholars and practitioners from India, China, the United States, and Australia to better understand Indian and Chinese perspectives about their respective roles and relationships in the Indo-Pacific maritime domain.

India and China at Sea: A Contest of Status and Legitimacy in the Indian Ocean
David Brewster

China’s Emerging Indo-Pacific Naval Strategy
You Ji

The Maritime Silk Road and India: The Challenge of Overcoming Cognitive Divergence
Zhu Li

New Delhi at Sea: The China Factor in the Indian Ocean Policy of the Modi and Singh Governments
Pramit Pal Chaudhuri

India’s Strategic Imperatives in the Asian Commons
Abhijit Singh

India’s Response to China’s Naval Presence in the Indian Ocean
Raja Menon

Expanding India’s Maritime Domain Awareness in the Indian Ocean
Darshana M. Baruah

Diverging Perceptions of China’s Emergence as an Indian Ocean Power
John W. Garver

The Western Indo-Pacific: India, China, and the Terms of Engagement
Rory Medcalf


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