India-Australia strategic convergence … with differences

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Manjeet S. Pardesi

Both countries need to psychologically prepare for a “new” world of rising powers and those in relative decline.

By Manjeet S. Pardesi

Recent years have witnessed a dramatic transformation of the Indian-Australian strategic relationship. While Australia worried about India’s naval expansion in the late 1980s, and recalled its high commissioner from New Delhi after India’s 1998 nuclear tests, India and Australia are fostering a close strategic partnership today.

This publication origianlly appeared in the Interpreter

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