STRATEGIC ANALYSIS

Indian Ocean in Global Strategies Some Perspectives

Air Commodore Jasjit Singh, AVSM, VrC, VM, IAF (Retd.) was Director of the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi.
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  • September 2015
    Volume: 
    39
    Issue: 
    5
    From the Archives

    “Whoever controls the Indian Ocean dominates Asia. This ocean is the key to the seven seas. In the twenty-first century the destiny of the world will be decided on its waters”. - Alfred Mahan

    The prospects for conflict and/or cooperation in the Indian Ocean are affected by multi-dimensional factors. These prospects, however, have an immediate and direct influence and relationship with the security environment of the Indian Ocean and its littoral states; and most of the factors, in fact, arise out the strategic environment itself.

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