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India's unrealised Indo-Pacific destiny

The idea of Indo-Pacific is an evolving one, with scholars interpreting it according to their point of view. Aditi Malhotra's refreshing new book offers a theoretical perspective

India's unrealised Indo-Pacific destiny
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India in the Indo-Pacific: Understanding India’s Security Orientation towards Southeast and East Asia

Gunjan Singh
India in the Indo-Pacific: Understanding India’s Security Orientation towards Southeast and East Asia
Author: Aditi Malhotra
Publisher: Verlag Barbara Budrich
Price: Rs 5,783

In the last decade, Indo-Pacific has become a buzzword in international politics. The origin of the term can be traced to a speech by the late Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe in 2007 while addressing India’s Parliament. Japan has been a strong advocate of the idea of the Indo-Pacific. Even though India has been regarded as a focal point in the Indo-Pacific, it has been consistent on its stance of free and open Indo-Pacific and has not been comfortable with it

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First Published: Oct 17 2022 | 11:06 PM IST

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