The Emerging Geopolitics of the Indian Ocean Region

by Jonathan Ward

Asia Pacific Bulletin, No. 386

Publisher: Washington, DC: East-West Center
Publication Date: June 28, 2017
Binding: electronic
Pages: 2
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Jonathan Ward, Founder of the Atlas Organization, explains that “The Chinese economy depends on access to this region. Energy imports from the Middle East, resources from Africa, and trade with Europe must transit the Indian Ocean in order to reach China.”