Author profile: David Scott

David Scott, is an ongoing consultant-analyst and prolific writer on India and China foreign policy, and on the geopolitics and international relations of the Indo-Pacific and Asia-Pacific, having retired from teaching at Brunel University in 2015.

India’s Incremental Balancing in the South China Sea

India’s Incremental Balancing in the South China Sea

India’s strategic-military arrangements are implicitly China-centric, and with increasing significance for the balance of power in the South China Sea.

Nuclear breakthrough for the Indian navy?

Nuclear breakthrough for the Indian navy?

July 26 2009 saw a milestone reached by the Indian navy at Vishakapatnam, their eastern Command centre, as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh formally launched India’s own domestically produced 6,000 ton nuclear powered submarine, INS Arihant. Has the moment arrived when the Indian navy achieves blue water status with a reliable nuclear deterrent?

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