The Burn Bag Podcast

String of Pearls: Naval Power and Geopolitics in the Indian Ocean with Nilanthi Samaranayake

April 26, 2021 Episode 53
The Burn Bag Podcast
String of Pearls: Naval Power and Geopolitics in the Indian Ocean with Nilanthi Samaranayake
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The Burn Bag Podcast
String of Pearls: Naval Power and Geopolitics in the Indian Ocean with Nilanthi Samaranayake
Apr 26, 2021 Episode 53

In this week's episode, A'ndre and Ryan talk with Nilanthi Samaranayake, director of the Strategy and Policy Analysis Program at the Center for Naval Analyses.  Nilanthi provides an overview of the Indian Ocean region, its strategic importance, and geopolitics. They also discuss the role of China in the region and how India and the United States can work to push back against Chinese influence. The conversation concludes with a broader discussion of U.S. strategy and then future of bilateral and multilateral relations with Indian Ocean powers.

Click here to learn more about Nilanthi and her work.

Show Notes

In this week's episode, A'ndre and Ryan talk with Nilanthi Samaranayake, director of the Strategy and Policy Analysis Program at the Center for Naval Analyses.  Nilanthi provides an overview of the Indian Ocean region, its strategic importance, and geopolitics. They also discuss the role of China in the region and how India and the United States can work to push back against Chinese influence. The conversation concludes with a broader discussion of U.S. strategy and then future of bilateral and multilateral relations with Indian Ocean powers.

Click here to learn more about Nilanthi and her work.