Books | 01 September 2014

Mapping the Indo-Pacific? China, India and the United States

Mapping the Indo-Pacific? China, India and the United States

Rory Medcalf

Chapter 2 in Mohan Malik (ed.), Maritime Security in the Indo-Pacific Perspectives from China, India, and the United States

September 2014

  • Rory Medcalf

Mapping the Indo-Pacific? China, India and the United States

Rory Medcalf

Chapter 2 in Mohan Malik (ed.), Maritime Security in the Indo-Pacific Perspectives from China, India, and the United States

September 2014

  • Rory Medcalf
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Key Findings

  • Asia as a region can increasingly be understood as a single 'Indo-Pacific’ strategic system.
  • The maritime super-region of Indo-Pacifc Asia centres on Southeast Asia, and arises principally from the emergence of China and India as outward-looking trading states and strategic actors.
  • In order to manage strategic tensions, flexible minilateral’ dialogues, exercises or security operations will be crucial.

Executive Summary

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