India and the Allure of the ‘Indo-Pacific’

  title={India and the Allure of the ‘Indo-Pacific’},
  author={David Scott},
  journal={International Studies},
  pages={165 - 188}
  • David Scott
  • Published 1 July 2012
  • Political Science
  • International Studies
This article looks at the attraction that the term ‘Indo-Pacific’ has gained in strategic discourse in and around the Indian government since 2010. A strong geopolitical and geo-economic sense of the Indo-Pacific has become apparent in this emergent Indo-Pacific discourse, which combines elements of India’s ‘Look South’ and ‘Look East’ policies, and in which a core Indo-Pacific of the eastern Indian Ocean and western Pacific Ocean has particular strategic coherence. Not only have government… 

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