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India Turns EastInternational Engagement and US-China Rivalry$
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Frédéric Grare

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780190859336

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2017

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780190859336.001.0001

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Japan in India’s Look East Policy

Japan in India’s Look East Policy

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(p.137) 6 Japan in India’s Look East Policy
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India Turns East
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Frédéric Grare

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190859336.003.0007

With China’s rising international status, the importance of India-Japan security relations has grown commensurately. India’s and Japan‘s importance for each other security has grown commensurately with China rising international status. Yet their relationship illustrates the aspirations and limits of the Look East Policy. India’s and China’s Japan’s common concern vis-à-visabout China is as much a product of political proximity as of strategic ambiguity. Many of the dimensionsDimensions of this relationship, including the construction by JapanJapan’s construction of economic corridors in India, have potential strategic consequences. Their cooperation offers a mix of integration and balancing vis-à-vis China. In the strategic domain though, the convergence between Tokyo and New Delhi is still in its infancy while Indian and Japanese decision makers are very careful in their commitments towards one another. Both India and Japan are supporting a transition towards a balanced multipolar system in Asia. Both however aspire to some form of leadership, but in Asia and need the other in the process. But both each will welcome the other as a comprehensive partner only as long as the other will not seek dominance.

Keywords:   India Japan relationshippartnership, Japan’s threat perception China international status, India Japan security, Tokyo and New Delhi, Strategic ambiguity Multipolar system, Leadership of Asia, Defence cooperation, Japane’se economic investment, Nuclear negociations

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