David Brewster

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Dr. David Brewster is a Senior Research Fellow with the National Security College, Australian National University.

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2018/02/17 | David Brewster

The Indian Ocean Base Race Heats Up

The Indian navy has just been granted access to an Omani base close to the Persian Gulf.

2018/02/01 | David Brewster

China Is Planning a New Network of Indian Ocean Bases

China is attempting to expand its naval reach across another ocean.

2017/09/01 | David Brewster

India-China Standoff Paves Way for Downward Spiral in Indian Ocean Tensions

It is quite possible that the deterioration of relations between China and India – and the mutual provocations that have gone with it – may spur China to take a more forthright naval role in Gwadar or elsewhere in the Indian Ocean.

2017/08/23 | David Brewster

Alarm Bells Ringing over Thailand's Chinese-Funded Canal Plans

Some security analysts worry that the canal would solve China’s famous "Malacca Dilemma" by allowing its oil tankers to avoid the narrow, crowded and vulnerable Malacca Strait and even give the Chinese navy a new route into the Indian Ocean.

2017/01/12 | David Brewster

China’s Pakistan Project: a Geopolitical Game-Changer

China’s role in the region may be about to fundamentally change.