Can India keep China in check in the Indo-Pacific?

India is improving and deepening defense and security ties with Vietnam as a hedge against a rising China in the Indo-Pacific region. The increased cooperation includes joint production and transfer of technology of homemade weapon systems. The new arrangement was announced 03 March during a visit to India by Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang. Both countries will [...]


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Jon E. Dougherty is a political, foreign policy and national security analyst and reporter with nearly 30 years of experience in both fields. A U.S. Army veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom, he holds BA in Political Science from Ashford University and an MA in National Security Studies/Intelligence Analysis from American Military University.