The Necklace of Diamonds & String of Pearls: The Duo Counter-Reactive Game That Deems Over The World

Authors

  • Aashna Parikh Student, Navrachana International, Vadodara Author
  • Bushra Kureshi Assistant Professor, Karnavati University Author

Keywords:

The Necklace of Diamonds, The String of Pearls, Belt And Road Initiative, Middle Corridor Initiative, Act East Policy, Asia-Africa Growth Corridor, Malacca Strait, Hormuz Strait

Abstract

The recognised commercial ties and related choke spots in the Indian Ocean have heightened Sino-Indian tensions there. For which domination over trade routes may result from control over these crucial choke points. The People’s Republic Of China (PRC) and India, two of Asia's most powerful developing nations, aim to expand their influence over the Indian Ocean in order to gain global trade market supremacy. PRC has used a strategy known as "The String of Pearls" to express its aggressiveness by building ports in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Myanmar. India's response took the shape of "Necklace of Diamonds," where it strengthened ties and established alliances with Oman, Iran, Myanmar, Singapore, and Bangladesh, as well as other countries around Asia through the "Middle Corridor" programme. According to the findings of this qualitative research paper: India and PRC attempt to balance one another by bolstering their economies through respective "String of Pearls" and "Necklace of Diamonds" policies in order to enhance political power and stability on a global scale.

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2024-07-01

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The Necklace of Diamonds & String of Pearls: The Duo Counter-Reactive Game That Deems Over The World. (2024). GLS KALP: Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies, 4(3), 1-14. https://www.glskalp.in/index.php/GLSKALP/article/view/71