[Dr. Pankaj Jha] India’s Indo-pacific Oceans Initiative is a work in progress and requires concerted effort among littoral countries of the Indo-Pacific region.
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A senior faculty with Jindal School of International Affairs (JSIA) of the O P Jindal Global University, Dr. Pankaj Jha teaches international security.
He has served as Director (Research), Indian Council of World Affairs (2014-2017), and Deputy Director, National Security Council Secretariat (2012-2013). He was visiting fellow with Centre for International Security Studies, Sydney University (2009) and Institute for South Asian Studies, Singapore (2006). He has participated in high level dialogues in Germany, Belgium,Israel, China, New Zealand, and Australia.
He is regularly quoted in top international newspapers and magazines like Nikkei Asian Review, South China Morning Post, Bangkok Post, Gulf News and International Business Times etc.
His authored books include “India and China in Southeast Asia: Competition or Cooperation” (2013) and “India and the Oceania: Exploring Vistas of Cooperation” (2016).
Vietnam’s Salience in India’s Act-East Policy
[Dr. Pankaj Jha] Under India’s Act East policy, Vietnam will remain the important vantage point to project India’s development, trade and investment priorities.
Asian Quad: Synthesis between China’s OBOR and US-led Quad
[Dr. Pankaj Jha] The idea of an Asian Quad – comprising of Japan, India, Vietnam and Indonesia – would help to narrow the growing mistrust between China and the US, and would create an edifice acceptable to both. Hence, these two major powers need to subscribe to this idea of an Asian Quad.