This summer's standoff between the Chinese and Indian militaries at Doklam has revived the troubled but fascinating history of relations between the world's two most populous nations.
East - West Center, Asia Pacific Bulletin
The Emerging Geopolitics of the Indian Ocean Region
Dr. Jonathan Ward, Founder of the Atlas Organization, explains that “The Chinese economy depends on access to this region. Energy imports from the Middle East, resources from Africa, and trade with Europe must transit the Indian Ocean in order to reach China.”
Jonathan Ward of Oxford University's Changing Character of War Programme and visiting fellow at the Center for a New American Security discusses the strategic importance of the Indian Ocean with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian.
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