Due to the persistent adversarial nature of the Sino-Indian border environment, and because China is now a de facto maritime neighbour, India needs to examine its options of leveraging sea power.
How should the Indian Navy deal with the rising Chinese footprint in the Indian Ocean? Should India also increase its presence in the mid- and long-term in the South China Sea?
Rear Admiral Sudarshan Shrikhande
1. Commander Digvijay Sodha, Indian Navy Veteran and alumnus, King’s College, London
2. Nischitha Suresh, Independent IR Researcher and Program Manager
3. Niranjan Oak, Senior Research Scholar, Centre for Indo-Pacific Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University
Aditya Ramanathan, Research Analyst, Takshashila Institution
Date and Time: 23rd September, 2020 at 5:30 PM