Modi spells out free, open, inclusive Indo-Pacific policy

by Rahul Roy-Chaudhury
Rahul Roy-Chaudhury International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)
Our strategic expert uses the Indian PM’s address at the Shangri-La Dialogue to evaluate the country’s focus on the Indo-Pacific region. The highlight of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s three-nation, five-day visit to Southeast Asia at the end of May/early June 2018 was his Keynote Address at the annual Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore on 1 June evening, which I attended as a senior research staff member of the host organisation, the London-based think tank the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS). The IISS Shangri-La Dialogue is the largest ‘Track 1.5’ meeting of its kind; bringing together 25 Defence Ministers, several military and intelligence chiefs, 300 government officials, and foreign policy and security experts from 51 countries. This was the 17th year of the conference, with Modi being the first Indian Prime Minister to deliver the Keynote Address. In a major foreign policy speech,
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2018-07-27T08:45:37+00:00July 17th, 2018|2017/2018, Global Edition – July 2018|

About the Author: Rahul Roy-Chaudhury