Future Importance of Indian Ocean

Posted on: Wed 16 Jan 2019

Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Marise Payne has announced efforts to strengthen Australia’s involvement in the Indian Ocean Region, with an infrastructure program in South Asia. With China taking up so much of Australia’s geopolitical thought, what advantages are there to shifting our focus to the IOR?

Craig Jeffrey, Director and CEO of the Australia India Institute, joins Breakfast’s Casey Tonkin and Tom Mann to discuss why the Indian Ocean Region might soon play a lead role in world affairs.


Produced by Casey Tonkin

Image Sourced: Pixabay


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