The Indo-Japanese Strategic Partnership and Power Transition in Asia

  • Harsh V. Pant
  • Yogesh Joshi


India and Japan are investing in a close strategic partnership as a hedge against China’s rise, but also against America’s possible retrenchment from Asian geo-politics. Shared concerns regarding the transition of power in Asia have catapulted these two Asian powers into a strong strategic embrace. Such local balancing behavior is the third leg of India’s hedging strategy.


International Atomic Energy Agency Bilateral Trade Power Transition Hedging Strategy Strategic Partnership 
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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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