India's Look East Policy and Counter Measures

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Pervez Ahmed Pathan
Hidayat Ali Soomro


The paper reviews key aspects about India's 'Look East Policy, its strategic implications in terms of enhancing military and naval capacities and India's presence in the South China Sea. The paper in the tabular form explains India's military progress in terms of development of nuclear and missile capabilities that intend to a greater strategic, political and economic influence in the Asian region. Later, the paper relates the dynamics of 'Look East Policy' in the context of Pakistan, especially its implications in economic and strategic means. Finally, some conclusions and recommendations are made to identify key policy alternatives as counter measures.

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