Developments in the Indian Ocean strategic environment: planning for a multipolar region

David Brewster
After several decades of US predominance, the Indian Ocean is now becoming a much more complex, congested and contested strategic space. Key drivers of this change include a relative decline in US military dominance, the emergence of India as a major region power and China’s growing economic and military presence. This paper discusses some key features of the changing regional environment in the Indian Ocean, including its implications for the future roles of major and...

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  • 2022

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  • Journal Article


  • Australian National University