The Costliest Pearl: China's Struggle for India's Ocean

The Costliest Pearl: China's Struggle for India's Ocean➩ [Ebook] ➤ The Costliest Pearl: China's Struggle for India's Ocean By Bertil Lintner ➵ – Bluevapours.co.uk The Indian Ocean s strategic importance to China cannot be underestimated, given the oil, African minerals and container traffic that pass through it Not since Admiral Zheng He sailed his fleet throug The Indian Ocean s strategic importance Pearl: China's MOBI ò to China cannot be underestimated, given the oil, African minerals and container traffic that pass through it Not since Admiral Zheng He sailed his fleet through these waters in the fifteenth century exploring and mapping them in a bid to extend the Celestial Empire s trading and tributary system has China been present hereBeijing s re entry into the Indian Ocean afteryears is part of its Belt and Road The Costliest eBook õ megaproject, in which it is investing trillions of dollars in infrastructure projects around the Ocean rim and in Sri Lanka, Maldives, Seychelles and Mauritius, including a military base in Djibouti This has touched off a new and dangerous confrontation Ranged against China is an informal alliance of India, the US, France, Australia, and, predictably, Japan, China s arch rival in the Asia PacificChina is in the Indian Ocean for the long haul and the entry of Costliest Pearl: China's Kindle Ñ big power politics into this sensitive maritime region will shape its future for decades Bertil Lintner unearths this dramatic story, profiles the key players, examines the economic and naval balance of power and scrutinizes the intense competition to encourage small island nations to align with either New Delhi or Beijing.

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The Costliest Pearl: China's Struggle for India's Ocean
  • Hardcover
  • 288 pages
  • The Costliest Pearl: China's Struggle for India's Ocean
  • Bertil Lintner
  • 19 November 2017
  • 1849049963

10 thoughts on “The Costliest Pearl: China's Struggle for India's Ocean

  1. Rajat Ubhaykar says:

    Learnt a great deal about the history and geopolitics of the Indian Ocean region, and about China s rising footprint in this area Recommended.

  2. Sharang Limaye says:

    Interesting look at India s neighbourhood and how Chinese tentacles are wrapping themselves around these nations Some may find Lintner s account alarming It was thought provoking for this reader The author puts a lot of details for every country covered here the piece on Vietnam stands out In fact, the detailing in some places tends to overwhelm the central thought Another downer for some may be the lack of insight into China s motivations Still, these would be minor blemishes in an othe Interesting look at India s neighbourhood and how Chinese tentacles are wrapping themselves around these nations Some may find Lintner s account alarming It was thought provoking for this reader The author puts a lot of details for every country covered here the piece on Vietnam stands out In fact, the detailing in some places tends to overwhelm the central thought Another downer for some may be the lack of insight into China s motivations Still, these would be minor blemishes in an otherwise very recommendable publication

  3. Abirami says:

    Kind of info dumpy Still pretty good.

  4. Deepanshu Aggarwal says:

    The book talks about an emerging global security challenge in the Indian Ocean, wherein China, aiming to reclaim its lost glory , is aggressively forging partnerships with coastal and oceanic island nations to become a hegemonic Ocean power Pitted against China is the de facto power in the region India, joined by the US, Japan, Australia and France due to their geopolitical compulsions and fears over a rising China The book goes into historical details to give the reader a deeper understa The book talks about an emerging global security challenge in the Indian Ocean, wherein China, aiming to reclaim its lost glory , is aggressively forging partnerships with coastal and oceanic island nations to become a hegemonic Ocean power Pitted against China is the de facto power in the region India, joined by the US, Japan, Australia and France due to their geopolitical compulsions and fears over a rising China The book goes into historical details to give the reader a deeper understanding of the issue Loaded with facts, compelling and non sensationalising writing style, The Costliest Pearl is a must read book for those interested in diplomacy security in general and India Indian Ocean China in particular

  5. Jay Maniyar says:

    A compelling read on China, India and the Indian Ocean The author offers several perspectives in a short book on a pressing topic and one of immense strategic and security concern for the two rising Asian giants Recommended for scholars, academicians, researchers, and even casual enthusiasts of the gargantuan maritime expanse of the Indian Ocean vis vis China, India and several other countries of the region.

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