India–Australia: Defining new horizons of engagement

Jha, Pankaj and Star, Shaun (2021) India–Australia: Defining new horizons of engagement. Strategic Analysis, 45 (5). pp. 411-430. ISSN 09700161

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The landmark virtual summit between Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Scott Morrison in June 2020 led to ties being upgraded to a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership. Australia’s High Commissioner to India alluded to the four D’s—Democracy, Defence, Diaspora, Dosti (friendship), with increased focus on Defence. In the India–Australia partnership, the emphasis is on maritime security cooperation, Quad 2.0, the Malabar exercises as well as cyber security and intelligence cooperation. The bilateral Mutual Logistics Support Agreement, and growing influence of China in the Indian and Pacific Oceans provide necessary impetus for the relationship to grow. The article outlines reasons for the growing bilateral relationship and the possible future trajectory. © 2021 Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Strategic partnership | Australia- India | India–Australia partnership | Cyber security
Subjects: Social Sciences and humanities > Social Sciences > International Relations
JGU School/Centre: Jindal School of International Affairs
Jindal Global Law School
Depositing User: Mr. Syed Anas
Date Deposited: 24 Jan 2022 14:22
Last Modified: 27 Jan 2022 16:55
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