Indian Ocean, its political-strategic significance
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Indian Ocean, its political-strategic significance report on a conference held under the auspices of the Institute of International Studies, University of California at Berkeley, May 19-21, 1976.

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Published by The Institute in Berkeley .
Written in English



  • Indian Ocean Region


  • Indian Ocean Region -- Foreign relations.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsUniversity of California, Berkeley. Institute of International Studies.
LC ClassificationsJX1393.I53 I52
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 20 p., [1] fold. leaf of plates :
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4377380M
LC Control Number78621079

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Much earlier writings on the ocean have concentrated on trade, but while economic factors are certainly central in this book, other matters are by no means ignored. This is the most important entry to/from the Pacific Ocean and provides the shortest and most convenient link between Pacific and Indian Ocean. Economic . S.S. Parmar replies: The geo-political significance of the Indian Ocean stems from the fact that it is a centre piece in the wider Indian Ocean Region (IOR). The combination of economic growth and slowdown, military expansion, increasing demand for natural resources, demographics combined with the geo-political situation, increased presence of nuclear capable actors and. A primary interest the Indian Ocean is energy from Indian sub-continent. India is the fourth-largest marketplace across the world, which is approximately 70 percent conditioned on oil import, the significant portion of which stretches from the gulf area. The Deccan peninsula obtrudes into the Indian Ocean, therefore encouraging India to.

The Indian Ocean as a disease zone, This book examines one of the driving forces of that historical period: the long chain of oceanic trade which stretched from the South China Sea to the eastern Mediterranean. It also looks at the natural complement of the seaborne commerce, its counterpart in the caravan trade. In this report we will learn about factors that makes Indian Ocean Region significant. We will also focus on its geography, natural resources, trade and its. IPCS Discussion | 'Decolonisation and its Discontents: Naga Claims-Making and the Indian State-Making, ' Dr Lydia Walker, Past & Present Fellow, Institute of Historical Research, School of Advanced Study.   Independent India was a typical continental power, mostly due to its difficult land border disputes with China and Pakistan. During the Cold War days, India wanted that the major world powers should withdraw themselves from the Indian Ocean, presence of whom was actually a threat to India’s ideological inclination to the non-aligned movement.