A new power structure in Asia: India + China + JapanPosted: July 10, 2014
Two Japanese Naval warships took part in Malabar 2007 off India’s western coast, one of the few such multilateral exercises Japan has ever taken part in symbolising close military cooperation between India and Japan
India under the leadership of Narendra Modi may be able to ease the symbolic tension between China and Japan, and also rise quickly to join them to co-lead a new age of politico-economic vicissitude in East-to-South Asia in the wake of the diminishing influence from the United States.
Geo-economics is the foundation of this emerging India + China + Japan (I+C+J) power structure. India is at the mid-way of the southern Silk Road — the Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar (BCIM) corridor, one of China’s ambitious mega Silk Road projects to upgrade its Eurasia logistics.
The Indian Ocean is also at the middle of the maritime Silk Route which has the potential to stretch from Dalian…
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