Abstract

Transition of power in international politics often leads to conflict and confrontation between the existing hegemon and the rising challenger. For secondary powers, this period of transition is marked by strategic flux. Uncertainty over the ultimate results of such transition motivates the tendency to hedge. Against the backdrop of the US “pivot” to Asia, Indian foreign policy also shows signs of a hedging strategy.

Keywords

Expense Stein Volatility Stake Indonesia 

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© Harsh V. Pant and Yogesh Joshi 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Harsh V. Pant
    • 1
  • Yogesh Joshi
    • 2
  1. 1.King’s College LondonUK
  2. 2.Jawaharlal Nehru UniversityIndia

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