Geo-Strategic Importance of India's Island Territories

Geo-Strategic Importance of India's Island Territoriesand Implications for National Security Introduction.1.    The Indian Ocean Region(IOR) is a vast expanse of land and sea mass, coming in third just after the Pacific and the Atlantic oceans. Through this immense monolith, flows the lifeblood of the two most rapidly developing economies of the world ie India and China as well as the South East Asian miracle that is the ASEAN.The importance of IOR can be gauged from the fact that nearly 17 million tons of oil transits the region everyday.The presence of 36 key and 191 littoral countries comprising stable nations such as Australia, Singapore , Saudi Arabia to the al Qaeda infested Somalia, Yemen to the hell holes of Eritrea and Mozambique makes it one of the most strategica...
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