Security of Sea Lines: Prospects for India–Japan Cooperation

  title={Security of Sea Lines: Prospects for India–Japan Cooperation},
  author={Gurpreet Singh Khurana},
  journal={Strategic Analysis},
  pages={139 - 153}
  • G. Khurana
  • Published 8 June 2007
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  • Strategic Analysis
Abstract Ensuring access to crude oil and natural gas forms a crucial component of India's security calculus. It also critically underlines the significance of sea transportation through which much of these vital resources are traded. With India virtually insular in terms of its land communications, its trade interests are increasingly focused on the maritime domain. Its vital interests in the security of sea routes at the same time are beginning to converge with those of Japan, the economic… 

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