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 a major requirement in Political Science/International Politics.
Satisfies Asian Studies and International Studies interdisciplinary minor requirement.
Satisfies the cultural diversity requirement.
Students entering 2012 and after: satisfies Social Science distribution requirement.