Indian Ocean – A Zone of Peace

  • P Balagurusamy Head and Associate Professor, Department of History, G.T.N. Arts College, Dindigul
Keywords: trade, power, economic, peace, information, freedom


In the region of Indian Ocean, many countries try to establish their supremacy on power and trade. India is the ancient maritime power of this region from the early period of history. In the 19thcentury, Europeon countries dominated in the Indian ocean and captured the trade and power. In the 20th century, many countries around the Indian Ocean got their freedom from colonial rule and tried to seek their economic prosperity and political stability. The end of cold war between the super powers in the last decade of twentieth century reduced the tension in the Indian Ocean. Every country embracing the Indian Ocean must aim to restore peace and cooperation in this region.

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