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Fostering Maritime Domain Awareness

Author: Dr Vijay Sakhuja

At the heart of the MDA are reconnaissance, surveillance, monitoring, information sharing and tracking, thus providing a full picture of the movements at sea and the identification of anomalies and threats. In essence, is the key enabler for addressing maritime security. Given the above, there is an opportunity for India and Bangladesh to develop a Bay of Bengal MDA which can also include Myanmar.


Economic And Strategic Partnerships

Author: Professor Arun Mohanty

It is during the government led by PV Narasimha Rao that Southeast Asia region first came into India’s foreign policy radar. In 1992, Prime Minister Rao initiated the Look East policy to foster stronger ties with the nations of Southeast Asia. However, it has been relentlessly followed by all successive governments led by IK Gujral, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Manmohan Singh, etc. The current Prime Minister Narendra Modi, realising the strategic and economic importance of the region, has elevated the ‘Look East’ policy to ‘Act East’ policy.


25 Years of India’s Act East Policy

Author: Dr Rahul Mishra

The key to the success of the Act East Policy lies in the success of sub-regional initiatives such as Mekong-Ganga Cooperation (MGC), Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal (BBIN) and the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral, Technological and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC). For this purpose, the involvement of key stakeholders is vital.


ShinMaywa Amphibious Aircraft Paradigm

Author: Professor Vijay Khare and Dr Arun Vishwanathan

India and Japan have been discussing the broad contours of a possible sale of the ShinMaywa US-2 amphibious aircraft from 2012 onwards. However, the sale of the US-2 aircraft actually became possible once the Shinzo Abe government overturned Japan’s post-War ban on exporting defence products in April 2014.



Need To Invigourate Neighbourhood Policy

Author: Sana Hashmi

China has very well used its economic diplomacy to buy the support of its smaller neighbouring countries. It has been spending large amounts of money in the infrastructure development in Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka, which are indesperate need of foreign investment. Knowing that India does not have the kind of money that China can offer to South Asian countries, it has invested extensively mainly to establish its formidable presence.



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