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Asian maritime geopolitics and Indonesian security

  • Ristian Atriandi Supriyanto

Singapore | Mon, October 17 2011 | 08:00 am

PREMIUM On Sept. 1, 2011, an Indian naval vessel reported that it had received a warning by someone claiming to be a Chinese Navy official in the South China Sea. Although India and China have played down the report, such a scenario is utterly possible.

India and China have been investing immense resources for naval modernization in recent years to secure “blue-water” capabilities that would e...