The Quad Alliance (Quadrilateral Security Dialogue)
If the ties binding the Quad together are a shared fear of China’s growing power in the region, then there’s no reason to believe it won’t become the Quint some day.
In pursuing a total military overhaul and an aircraft carrier program, President Moon Jae-in is ensuring that South Korea is prepared for the geopolitical uncertainties that lie ahead.
But was it really secret before its sudden declassification?
Chronicling the events that led to the present low point in China-Australia relations.
The new defense pact is a concrete demonstration that Washington’s closest security partners are proactively increasing their contributions to the Indo-Pacific region.
A Joe Biden presidency will impact some of India’s core interests more than others. But overall, recent progress in US-India relations is set to continue.
Narendra Modi and Mike Pompeo seem to believe it’s time to end the outdated concept of a non-aligned India and bring the country firmly into the US fold.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Asia rallying support for the Quad, with mixed results.
Though much is unknown about the Quad’s future, one thing seems sure: it’s not transforming into a full-fledged military alliance anytime soon.
Japan’s massive rare earth mineral discovery could break China’s monopoly and recast bilateral relations between the two countries.