IONS and the Indian Ocean: reviving a listless initiative
P. K. Ghosh
Date of Issue2014
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Despite an enthusiastic start in 2008, the only pan Indian Ocean Region maritime security initiative, IONS, had fallen into strategic inertia, threatened by creeping irrelevance. Will the growing interest of China and other external powers along with a change of Chairmanship revive this forum?
DRNTU::Social sciences::Military and naval science::Strategy::Asia
RSIS Commentaries, 083-14
Nanyang Technological University