Indian and Pacific Oceans: some strategic considerations
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Indian and Pacific Oceans: some strategic considerations by Thomas Bruce Millar

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Published by Institute for Strategic Studies in London .
Written in English


  • Strategy.,
  • Pacific Ocean.,
  • Indian Ocean.

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Edition Notes

Statementby T. B. Millar.
SeriesAdelphi papers -- no. 57
LC ClassificationsU162 .A3 no. 57, V165 .A3 no. 57, V165 M5 1969a
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p.:
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19666617M

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Praise for Contest for the Indo-Pacific ‘Rory Medcalf helped to pioneer the concept that Asia’s emerging geopolitical order would best be understood as a fusing of the Indian and Pacific Oceans into a new Indo-Pacific framework.   Keeping India on the outside of a multilateral organization vital to economic activity across Asia undermines the strategic goal of expanding the Asia-Pacific framework to a larger Indo-Pacific. Indo-Pacific will play the primary role in the geo-strategic and the geo-maritime strategic competition of the rising powers; it elevates maritime thinking in our strategic discourse; and it is an. The script is similar in the Indian Ocean, although some of the actors are different, as competition in that region is being driven principally by China and India. In the Pacific and the Indian oceans, China’s growing clout has resulted in considered strategic responses by regional powers such as Australia and India.

  The Joint Strategic Vision with the US, Japan’s inclusion into the Malabar Exercise, bilateral exercises with countries like Japan, Australia and Indonesia and re-engaging with the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) and South Pacific island nations – all signal India’s preparedness for a critical role in the Indo-Pacific region.   Both dealt in detail with the term Indo-Pacific. This is what the White Paper had to say about it: “Some observers have raised a new ‘Indo–Pacific’ conception of the Asian region. Under such a conception, the western Pacific Ocean and the Indian Ocean would come to be considered as one strategic . Preface.- Tsunami and Its Hazard in the Indian and Pacific Oceans: Introduction to the Topical Issue.- The 26 December Sumatra tsunami: Analysis of Tide Gauge Fata from the World Ocean: Part 1.   The Indo-Pacific construct, in which the Indian and Pacific Oceans are seen as an increasingly interdependent strategic and economic space, is changing the way Australia thinks about its region. That includes having to think more coherently about how the Indian Ocean fits into our broader regional strategy.

On the world maps common in America, the Western Hemisphere lies front and center, while the Indian Ocean region all but disappears. This convention reveals the geopolitical focus of the now-departed twentieth century, but in the twenty-first century that focus will fundamentally by:   Nine months ago, in this column, I wrote about the Free and Open Indo-Pacific (FOIP) strategy. Some argue that it was initiated by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as early as in What Indo-Pacific means for India It is the most recent and the most nebulous (in terms of defining with clarity), and the most straightforwardly strategic in its orientation.   This book is about how the international patterns of power are changing in the Indian Ocean. The author argues that US foreign policy and influence will need to change from a predominant view of the regions of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans to one which focuses on the Indian Ocean and the nations which surround it.