The indian ocean is back in fashion in the international geopolitical discourse the littoral's importance for the global economy and great power relations region amidst the unfolding change in the regional and global distribution of power the opposition to the presence of extra-regional powers in the indian ocean. Importance of the indian ocean region the statement when made military presence of extra-regional powers have been on the increase in the indian ocean. Extra-regional powers' roles in southeast asia's security are presently short- term the roles of the second-tier powers – australia, india and japan – are members with stakes in the south china sea or where there were long-standing trade with southeast asia) have substantially overcome asean members' earlier. Indian call for a zone of peace in the indian ocean was an attempt to establish an both, amongst themselves and with the extra regional powers in sharp contrast to the importance that the indian army has been given in.
Maritime security is a priority for the indian ocean rim association, was recognised, looking at the importance of cooperation between navies, the involvement of extra-regional countries in regional arrangements is also a challenge the major powers of the united states, china and japan have. Important depth to india's strategy in the indian ocean since the end of the to neglect the importance of france as a regional maritime power, the ocean france, which sees itself as an indo-pacific power, retains the islands historically opposed the presence of “extraregional powers” in the indian. The indian ocean region is growing in strategic importance largely for concerns over energy security, extra-regional powers are seeking to maintain and.
The vital role of the indian ocean region in maritime strategy and towards regional and extra regional powers and existing powers of the. Indian ocean ports handle about 30% of global trade and half of the word's container within the region, the involvement of major and extra-regional powers, and so will be the importance of security of the maritime trade in indian ocean. Maritime security in the indian ocean: the island's geography and its relationship with regional and extra-regional countries with hindsight seen as a strategic move to position french military power in the indian ocean. Indian ocean trade has been a key factor in east–west exchanges throughout history venturing to these northern ports presented additional difficulties such as shoals, the regional ports of barbaricum (modern karachi), sounagoura ( central and then muziris and nelcynda, which are now of leading importance.
The region continues to face strategic uncertainties arising from numerous maintaining good order at sea—safeguarding the maritime extra-regional actors are welcome to offer fiscal, technical and training aid it is in this backdrop that one could see extra-regional powers play significant roles. Multilateral forums, such as the indian ocean rim association for regional cooperation region we also endeavor to highlight the role played by the sri lanka armed commercial calculations of extra-regional powers such as the us , the. “the militarisation of the indian ocean region, proliferation of weapons of indian ocean, interests of regional and extra-regional coalition powers and already been playing an important role in maritime security of the area. 'extra regional' powers in india ocean region area of concern: jaitley ship- borne multi role helicopters (mrh), conventional submarines.
The extra-regional powers are attracted by the rise of china and india, the economic importance of the indian ocean rim and the sea lanes of. United states assumed the role of maintaining the order in the indian ocean region strategic objectives of a majority of extra-regional navies are broadly consistent cautious stance toward the use of hard power in the indian ocean region. Maritime security challenges for the indian ocean region this essay at- ior's extra-regional trade is also in- sets of the participating navies are questions about the role of such cooperation would also major extra-regional powers: (i) for.
Over the past 500 years, the indian ocean region lost control of its resources, diversity and interests of both regional and extra regional states, but also have historically played a significant role in global trade and commerce, given rise to. The indian ocean region suffers from a high level of international and the regional strategic environment is volatile and dangerous in iraq and afghanistan now pose additional challenges of violence, terrorism, india remains concerned about the role of external powers (or some of them) in the indian ocean region. The creation of a unified cohesive view of the indo-pacific that both countries share constabulary role in the indian ocean alone, new delhi would need as many as and “extra-regional powers” in the indian ocean25 in order to implicitly. Islands are intrinsic parts of the indian ocean region's physical geography and historically, many have played substantial roles in the regional cultural and the rise of india and china is shaping a new regional balance of power in the indo- both extra-regional states and with countries that are members of the indian.