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Q: Could China's Indian Ocean "strategy" end up causing trouble there as well?

China warns that the Indian Ocean could end up “as an ocean of conflict and trouble” if countries like India, the U.S. and China failed to engage with each other more constructively as their interests begin to overlap.

 

www.thehindu.com/news/international/world/china-details-indian-ocean-strategy-and-interests/article4795550.ece

 

Does China have any right to dictate policy in the Indian Ocean?

44 weeks 6 days ago in  General  - China

 
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Why does a book about China's strategy need 350 pages to say it doesn't have one???

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Just read it, and no it doesn't.

This made me smile though

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China has, for the first time attempted to spell out its strategy and plans to secure its interest in the Indian Ocean in its first "blue book".

 

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The 350 page book's introduction says candidly that China has no Indian Ocean Strategy"

 

350 pages on an introduction, how big is this "blue book"

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Why does a book about China's strategy need 350 pages to say it doesn't have one???

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the china dream , lay claim to the entire world and hope nobody wakes you to reality

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It may be confusing because they are lying out of both sides of their mouth. China has no right to dictate policy in the Indian Ocean, but as is often the case, they will constantly try to force themselves into many areas. This will cause problems as their myriad, extensive and completely illegitimate claims will not be granted nor tolerated.

 

From the article, under the 'China's impact' header:

"“China’s diplomatic strategy in the past has been based on the traditional concept of moderation, and striven to maintain the status quo,” it argues."

 

Saying it does not make it so.  I'm sure  that blue book would be an interesting read for scholars of diplomacy.

 

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Sorry I have no opinion on this I've just bumped it to get rid of Silva's inane multi-drivel from the front page.

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NO, it doesn't!! Next. And, the Chinese soldiers that recently went into India had NO RIGHT to be there!! :(

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