The Militarization of Strategic Waterways: US- India War Games Contemplated. Aggressive “Signal to China”

The Militarization of Strategic Waterways: US- India War Games Contemplated. Aggressive “Signal to China”

“Whoever attains maritime supremacy in the Indian Ocean would be a prominent player on the international scene.”  (US Navy Geostrategist Rear Admiral Alfred Thayus Mahan (1840-1914)) Among Washington’s strategic objectives is the militarization of major seaways, extending from the Mediterranean to South Asia and the Far East, through the Suez Canal, the Red Sea, the Gulf of Aden, the Arabian Sea, The…

India’s Geopolitical Pivot Is Complete After Trump’s Successful Visit

India’s Geopolitical Pivot Is Complete After Trump’s Successful Visit

India’s gradual geopolitical pivot towards the US — hitherto deceptively disguised as “multi-aligning” between Great Powers — is complete after Trump’s successful visit, during which time the two countries agreed to a $3 billion arms deal and a memorandum of understanding on boosting energy ties, prompting Prime Minister Modi to proudly declare that they had…