The Indian Ocean Naval Symposium : will the navies of the Indian Ocean Region unite?
Date of Issue2008
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
India recently launched the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) to promote cooperation between navies and coast guards across the Indian Ocean Region. However, past attempts at promoting cooperation in the region have largely failed and a lot of drive and resources from India will be required if the IONS is to remain afloat.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Military and naval science::Strategy::Asia
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