This course explores critical transnational issues in Indian Ocean affairs, including commerce, labor migration, energy politics, regional security, piracy, terrorism and migration. It also devotes class sessions to inter-state relations in the region, especially Indian relations with Pakistan and China. US policies and interests in the region are also covered.
Satisfies the Social-Scientific Thought distribution requirement.
Satisfies the cultural diversity requirement.
Satisfies a requirement of the Asian Studies Interdisciplinary Minor.
Satisfies a requirement of the International Studies Interdisciplinary Minor.