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"The Merlion and the Ashoka : Singapore-India Strategic and Defence Ties examines the historical evolution and future prospects of the strategic and defence ties between these two nations. India, which considers Singapore to be one of its closest partners in Southeast Asia, has offered Singapore unprecedented access to training facilities, including basing equipment on Indian soil. In turn, Singapore has a close defence dialogue at various levels with India and active military cooperation at the tacticaland operational levels. How did the two countries attain such an unprecedented level of defence cooperation and what were the challenges they had to overcome? Combining perspectives from policy-makers, academics and military officers, this book examines different aspects surrounding this question. While exploring the future trajectory of Singapore-India relations, it makes recommendations on how to enhance this strategic partnership"--Provided by publisher.
Number of Pages: 106
Genre: Political Science
Sub-Genre: International Relations / General, International Relations / Diplomacy, Political Freedom / International Security
Publisher: World Scientific Pub Co Inc
Street Date: December 23, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-10-9971