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The Political and Economic Significance of Indian Ocean: An Analysis

  title={The Political and Economic Significance of Indian Ocean: An Analysis},
  author={Q. Fatima and Asma Jamshed},
  journal={South Asian Studies},
  • Q. Fatima, Asma Jamshed
  • Published 2015
  • Geography
  • South Asian Studies
  • AbstractIndian Ocean has gained tremendous importance over the years and has now become the most concerted area where global economic activity conjoined political interests. It is a home to world's busiest waterways and chokepoints such as the Suez Canal, Bab al-Mandeb, Strait of Hormuz and the Strait of Malacca. All these chokepoints and waterways are highly important for the rising nations of the world. This is why world's major economic as well as political concentration has shifted towards… CONTINUE READING

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