Dr. David Brewster

Dr. David Brewster

Senior Fellow with the National Security College, Australian National University

David Brewster is a Senior Fellow with the National Security College, Australian National University.  His work focuses on security in the Indian Ocean region, including India-China maritime security interactions, China’s role in the Indian Ocean region and South Asian strategic affairs generally.

His books include India as an Asia Pacific Power, which looks at India’s strategic engagement in the Asia Pacific, and India’s Ocean, which examines India’s strategic relationships and aspirations in the Indian Ocean region.  His most recent edited volume is India and China at Sea: Competition for Naval Dominance in the Indian Ocean, which brings together some of the world’s leading experts to discuss India-China naval interactions.  His next book will be titled The Second Sea and will examine Australia’s engagement with and strategies for the Indian Ocean.

Session

Identifying and addressing major issues including ‘mistrust’ and ‘trust deficiency’ [Session III] (02:10 PM - 02:20 PM IST)