South Asia Program

South Asia Program

South Asia

As the Indo-Pacific continues to grow in importance and India emerges as an increasingly important strategic player, we will need to understand more about how New Delhi will shape the region.

india and its role in the indo-pacific

India is only just warming up to its role as an key actor in the Indo-Pacific region and the regional concept is finally striking a chord in India's strategic thinking. On this episode of the Perspectivespodcast research Fellow, Natalie Sambhi, interviews Darshana Baruah, a research analyst with Carnegie India and former visiting fellow with the National Security College at the Australian National University on the emerging role of India within the Indo-Pacific region.

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Today, the world sees Australia to be at the heart of the Asia Pacific and Indian Ocean region. This dynamic region holds the key to this world's future; and Australia is at its cross-currents. And, as Australia has become more engaged in this part of the world, we welcome its growing role in driving this region's prosperity and shaping its security

Narendra Modi
Prime Minister of India