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Watch | To Check China, India Must Develop a Maritime Grand Strategy

Happymon Jacob analyses why India must develop a maritime strategy to keep Beijing in check and also speaks about the 'geopolitical collusion' between China and Pakistan.

There are times in a nation’s history when its strategic elites and decision-makers must take it upon themselves to carry out a long-view analysis of the country’s strategic priorities, trajectories, dilemmas, and choices. India’s foreign and security policies seem to be at a major crossroads today, for a variety of reasons, and therefore it must take a step back to think hard on what to do next.

In the context of India’s standoff with China at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh, hostilities between the two countries are on the boil. Happymon Jacob analyses why India must also develop a maritime strategy to keep Beijing in check and also speaks about the ‘geopolitical collusion’ between China and Pakistan.