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Indian Naval Strategy: Ensuring Cooperative Behavior for U.S. Interests

Tue, Jun 14, 2016, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

You are cordially invited to a lecture on the topic of

Indian Naval Strategy: Ensuring Cooperative Behavior for U.S. Interests

James Di Pane
Graduate Student, IWP
Rumsfeld Graduate Fellow

Tuesday, June 14
4:00 PM

The Institute of World Politics
1521 16th Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20016
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This event is part of the IWP Student Speaker Series.

James Di Pane 400x600About the lecture: In this presentation, James Di Pane will explore the possible and likely courses that India’s naval strategy could follow as it seeks to expand its influence. Using the thinking of strategists Julian S. Corbett and A. T. Mahan as a foundation, Indian culture, geography, and current strategic outlook will be used to show the possible advantages and disadvantages India will face with naval development. In addition, U.S. diplomatic and military options will be discussed that aim to build and ensure a cooperative naval relationship with India, as well as the importance of that relationship for regional and global security.

About the speaker: James Di Pane is a graduate student at The Institute of World Politics in the National Security Affairs program and a Rumsfeld Graduate Fellow. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Azusa Pacific University, and has presented previous papers on Asian security matters, including: “Balancing Values and Interest: Role of Liberty in U.S. Diplomatic Relations with China” and “Senkaku/Diaoyu Island Dispute and U.S. Strategy.”