In December, APCSS professor Dr. Donald Berlin  visited India as part of the United States Department of State U.S. Speaker and Specialist Program.  The program is intended to inform  and engage international audiences about U.S. policy and society.

Dr. Berlin addressed various audiences and participated in media interviews while visiting Mumbai, Goa, Kochi, Kottayam, Chennai and Kokata.  Topics included maritime security, nuclear weapons, Indo-U.S. relations, and Indian Ocean geopolitics.

He also presented an academic paper on “Evolving Trends in Maritime Security in the Indian Ocean” at an international symposium in Chennai sponsored by the Centre for Security Analysis (in Chennai) and the Hanns Seidel Foundation of Munich.