Indo-Pacific countries ‘should take collective action’ to tackle China’s rise in region

Indo-Pacific countries ‘should take collective action’ to tackle China’s rise in region A former Nato supreme allied commander has called on Indo-Pacific countries to take “collective action” to tackle China’s rising sea power and military expansion in the region. But instead of taking a hostile…

China Riled by the formation of an Indo Pacific Alliance

Chinese academics, like others, have attributed the coinage of the “Indo-Pacific” construct to Gurpreet S. Khurana, who first explained it as a concept in an academic paper titled “Security of Sea Lines: Prospects for India-Japan Cooperation” published in the Strategic Analysis in January 2007. The…

U.S., Allies Aim to Maintain Free, Open Indo-Pacific Region

The United States is working to ensure all Indo-Pacific nations continue to enjoy the benefits of the current international rules-based order, be free from coercion and are able to protect their sovereignty, the Pentagon’s chief of Asian and Pacific security affairs said. VISIT THE SOURCE…

No plan to contain China, says India

India on Friday reaffirmed that its Indo-Pacific strategy was not aimed at China’s containment. During the second India-China Maritime Affairs Dialogue held in Beijing, the Indian delegation led by Pankaj Sharma, Joint Secretary (Disarmament and International Security Affairs) in the Ministry of External Affairs, cited…

U.S. Remains Engaged in Indo-Pacific Region, Officials Say

The United States remains deeply committed to the Indo-Pacific with more forward-deployed service members in the region than anywhere else in the world, U.S. officials said at the Center for a New American Security conference in Washington. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE U.S. Remains Engaged in…

Is France India’s Naval Ally in the Pacific

About a year ago, I attended a conference in Delhi; the topic was the Indo-Pacific, a fascinating topic, though at first I wondered, what is this “Indo-Pacific”? The dictionary tells us that the Indo-Pacific is “a biogeographic region of Earth’s seas…The term is especially useful…

MODI ADDRESSES PUTIN’S QUAD CONCERNS IN SINGAPORE

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi made India’s first major Indo-Pacific policy statement at Singapore on Sunday, he took special care in addressing Russian concerns that President Vladimir Putin had brought up in Sochi during their informal summit. Those familiar with the details told ET that…

PM Modi Navigating Carefully Between Mighty China, Unreliable US

U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis described India as the “fulcrum” of security in the Indo-Pacific region as he traveled this week to an annual security conference in Singapore, attended for the first time by an Indian leader. But if Mattis was hoping that Prime Minister…

Mattis, Indo-Pacific Leaders Discuss Security Issues at Shangri-La Dia

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and Indo-Pacific regional leaders discussed security issues during a series of meetings at the 2018 International Institute for Strategic Studies Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, according to officials. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Mattis, Indo-Pacific Leaders Discuss Security Issues at Shangri-La Dia

Mattis, Indo-Pacific Partners Discuss Security Issues at Singapore Sum

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and his Indo-Pacific regional counterparts discussed security issues during a series of meetings at the 2018 International Institute for Strategic Studies Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, according to officials. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Mattis, Indo-Pacific Partners Discuss Security Issues at Singapore…