Further reading

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Alfred Hu, Nien-Tsu and Ted L. McDorman (eds.). Maritime issues in the South China Sea: troubled waters or a sea of opportunity. London: Routledge, 2013.

Beckman, Robert, et al. Beyond territorial disputes in the South China Sea: legal frameworks for the joint development of hydrocarbon resources. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2013.

Doyle, Randall. The geopolitical power shift in the Indo-Pacific region: America, Australia, China, and triangular diplomacy in the twenty-first century. Plymouth: Lexington Books, 2014.

Erickson, Andrew S., Lyle J. Goldstein and Carnes Lord (eds). China goes to sea: maritime transformation in comparative historical perspective. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2009.

Graver, John. Protracted contest: Sino-Indian rivalry in the twentieth century. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2011.

Gupta, Manoj. Indian Ocean region: maritime regimes for regional cooperation. New York: Springer, 2010.

Kaplan, Robert D. Asia’s cauldron: the South China Sea and the end of a stable Pacific. New York: Random House, 2014.

Kaplan, Robert D. Monsoon: the Indian Ocean and the future of American power. New York: Random House, 2010.

Kaushiva, Pradeep and Abhijit Singh (eds). Geopolitics of the Indo-Pacific. New Delhi: National Maritime Foundation, 2014.

Medcalf, Rory et al. Crisis and confidence: major powers and maritime security in Indo-Pacific Asia. Canberra: Lowy Institute for International Policy, 2011.

Mohan, C. Raja. Samudra manthan: Sino-Indian rivalry in the Indo-Pacific. Washington DC: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2012.

Panikkar, K.M. India and the Indian Ocean: an essay on the influence of seapower on Indian history. New York: George Allen and Unwin, 1945.

Talmon, Stefan and Bing Bing Jia (eds). The South China Sea arbitration: a Chinese perspective. Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2014.

Till, Geoffrey. Asia’s naval expansion: an arms race in the making? Oxon: Routledge, 2012.



Brewster, David. An Indian Ocean dilemma: Sino-Indian rivalry and China’s strategic vulnerability in the Indian Ocean. ‘Journal of the Indian Ocean Region’ 11(1): 2015: 48-59.

Buszynski, Leszek. Emerging naval rivalry in east Asia and the Indian Ocean: implications for Australia. ‘Security Challenges’ 5(3): 2009: 73-93.

Cronin, Patrick M. and Alexander Sulivan. Preserving the rules: countering coercion in maritime Asia. ‘Centre for New American Studies’: March 2015.

Drifte, Reinhard. Japanese-Chinese territorial disputes in the East China Sea – between military confrontation and economic cooperation. Working paper, Asia Research Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2008.

Fravel, M. Taylor. U.S. policy towards the disputes in the South China Sea since 1995. Policy Report, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, March 2014.

Khurana, Gurpreet S. China’s maritime-strategic presence in IOR: geopolitical, geoeconomic and security import. ‘Maritime Affairs: Journal of the National Maritime Foundation of India’ 10(2): 2014: 1-14.

Kumar, Arvind. Challenges to the Indo-Pacific security architecture: emerging role for India. ‘Indian Foreign Affairs Journal’ 9(2): 2014: 131-135.

Lin, Christina. The new silk road: China’s energy strategy in the greater Middle East. Policy Focus 109, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, 2011.

Marantidou, Virginia. Revisiting China’s ‘string of pearls’ strategy: places ‘with Chinese characteristics’ and their security implications. CSIS ‘Issues and Insights’ 14(7): 2014.

Medcalf, Rory. Unselfish giants? understanding China and India as security providers. ‘Australian Journal of International Affairs’ 66(5): 2012: 554-566.

Mohan, C. Raja. India as an Asia Pacific power. ‘Journal of the Indian Ocean Region’ 8(2): 2012: 219-221.

Mohan, C. Raja. India: between ‘strategic autonomy’ and ‘geopolitical opportunity’. ‘Asia Policy’ 15: 2013: 21-25.

Mohan, C. Raja. An uncertain trumpet? India’s role in Southeast Asian security. ‘India Review’ 12(3): 2013:134-150.

O’Rourke, Ronald. China naval modernization: implications for U.S. navy capabilities – background and issues for Congress. Congressional Research Service Report, December 2014.

Pant, Harsh V. and Yogesh Joshi. The American ‘pivot’ and the Indian navy. ‘Naval War College Review’ 68(1): 2015: 47-69.

Perason, Richard (ed). East China Sea tension: perspectives and implications. The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation, 2014.

Rahman, Chris. Naval cooperation and coalition building in Southeast Asia and the Southwest Pacific: status and prospects. Working Paper No.7, Royal Australian Navy, Sea Power Centre and Centre for Maritime Piracy, 2001.

Scott, David. Australia’s embrace of the ‘Indo-Pacific’: new term, new region, new strategy? ‘International Relations of the Asia-Pacific’ 13(3): 2013: 425-448.

Scott, David. The ‘Indo-Pacific’ – new regional formulations and new maritime frameworks for US-India strategic convergence. ‘Asia-Pacific Review’ 19(2): 2012: 85-109.

Sharan, Vivan and Nicole Thiher. Oil supply routes in the Asia-Pacific: China’s strategic calculations. ORF Occasional Paper 24, 2011.

van der Putten, Frans-Paul and Minke Meijnders. China, Europe and the maritime silk road. Clingendael Report, Netherlands Institute of International Relations, 2015.