Tag Archives: Indian Ocean

China to build 18 naval bases in Indian Ocean

Sri Lankan website Colombo Page quoted a namibian.com.na report that China planned to build 18 naval bases in areas of the Indian Ocean including Sri Lanka, where China has built Hambantota Port as its naval base. China also plans to build naval bases in Pakistan and Myanmar. In Namibia, China plans to build a naval […]

China’s naval exercise: Jakarta Post story raises new questions

China’s Indo-Pacific naval exercise, which I first analysed in this post, is continuing to make waves, with David Wroe of the Sydney Morning Herald providing this good wrap-up on the implications for Australia. But what are we to make of the latest twist being reported in the Jakarta Post? The report quotes an Indonesian military […]