Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

China in the Indian Ocean Region: Impacts, Prospects, Opportunities

Mainland China has increased its activities in the Indian Ocean region by investing in regional states, building ports and infrastructure, and acquiring energy resources. This report analyzes the impact of these activities on regional stability and security and on other regional players, especially India, as well as trends and prospects for the region's future. The report discusses opportunities created for U.S. government action in the Indian Ocean region. Presentation slides

Additional Info

  • Volume or issue no.: Workshop in International Public Affairs, Public Affairs 860, taught by Melanie Manion in Spring 2011
  • Author(s): Nathaniel Barber, Kieran Coe, Victoria Steffes, and Jennifer Winter
  • Client Name: the U.S. Office of South Asia Policy