To avoid a future clash between China and India, a maritime conference is needed to set some rules. This was the topic of an editorial written by Dr. Mohan Malik in the Wall Street Journal (Sept. 5, 2011).

In the editorial he discusses the “geopolitical chess game” that could intensify as Chinese and Indian navies show off their flags in the Indian and Pacific oceans with greater frequency.

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 Mr. Malik is professor in Asian Security at the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, Honolulu and author of “China and India: Great Power Rivals” (Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2011).


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