S. Kulshrestha

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  • S. Kulshrestha is a retired Indian naval officer. The views expressed are his own

    Security in the Indian Ocean Region: Role of India by Rockin Th. Singh

    Maritime strategy is playing an ever greater role in Indian strategic thinking. As India reaches for great power status, it is increasingly turning to the Indian Ocean to expand its strategic space. Although it currently operates in co-operation with the United States, India has long-term aspirations towards attaining naval predominance throughout much of the Indian Ocean. In conjunction with an expansion of India's naval capabilities, there has been a significant strengthening of India's maritime security relationships throughout the region.

    May 2012