Indian Ocean and Its Significance for U.S. Foreign Policy
Publication Date: June 1977
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Samuel T. Francis
Keywords: Asia and the Pacific
Coverage: Soviet Union
In recent years, the U.S. and the USSR have both become increasingly involved in the Indian Ocean. Their activities in this region have included the deployment of naval and military forces and the extension of political and diplomatic ties to the "littoral states" of the area.