The net security provider in Indian Ocean Region


The Indo-Pacific is increasingly becoming a geostrategic focal point for China and India, as both countries engage in growing competition. While China has aimed to secure access to strategic ports to gain an economic and strategic advantage, India’s role in the region is increasingly seen as a protector of the international order set up by the Quad led by the United States, particularly as it pertains to maintaining open sea lanes and the freedom of navigation.